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The Resource Baraka, a Mark Magidson production ; a Ron Fricke film ; a production of Magidson Films, Inc. ; directed and photographed by Ron Fricke ; produced by Mark Magidson ; concept & scenario by Ron Fricke, Mark Magidson, Bob Green ; original treatment written by Genevieve Nicholas, Constantine Nicholas, Ron Fricke, (DVD)

Baraka, a Mark Magidson production ; a Ron Fricke film ; a production of Magidson Films, Inc. ; directed and photographed by Ron Fricke ; produced by Mark Magidson ; concept & scenario by Ron Fricke, Mark Magidson, Bob Green ; original treatment written by Genevieve Nicholas, Constantine Nicholas, Ron Fricke, (DVD)

Label
Baraka
Title
Baraka
Statement of responsibility
a Mark Magidson production ; a Ron Fricke film ; a production of Magidson Films, Inc. ; directed and photographed by Ron Fricke ; produced by Mark Magidson ; concept & scenario by Ron Fricke, Mark Magidson, Bob Green ; original treatment written by Genevieve Nicholas, Constantine Nicholas, Ron Fricke
Contributor
Composer
Film director
Producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shot in 24 countries across six continents, this film, without narration or dialogue, presents a visual spectacle emphasizing religious ritual as well as addressing the human condition and the idea of humanity vis-à-vis nature
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Edited by Ron Fricke, Mark Magidson, David E. Aubrey ; restoration producer, Christopher M. Reyna ; music direction and original music by Michael Stearns
LC call number
  • BD435
  • BL600
  • GF75
  • GN473
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • .B37 1992
  • .B3735 2008
  • .B373 2008
  • .B373 2008
  • .B373 2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fricke, Ron
  • Magidson, Mark
  • Nicholas, Genevieve
  • Nicholas, Constantine
  • Green, Bob
  • Stearns, Michael
  • Magidson Films
  • MPI Home Video (Firm)
  • MPI Media Group
  • Funhouse Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
97
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life
  • Human ecology
  • Rites and ceremonies
  • Human geography
  • Worship
  • Religious life
  • Nature
  • Nepal
Technique
live action
Label
Baraka, a Mark Magidson production ; a Ron Fricke film ; a production of Magidson Films, Inc. ; directed and photographed by Ron Fricke ; produced by Mark Magidson ; concept & scenario by Ron Fricke, Mark Magidson, Bob Green ; original treatment written by Genevieve Nicholas, Constantine Nicholas, Ron Fricke, (DVD)
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Documentary
  • Documentary originally produced in 1992. Premiered September 15, 1992, Toronto International Film Festival
  • "First of its kind 8K scan from fully restored 70mm film"--Container
  • This fully restored DVD set includes over 80 minutes of all new bonus features: Baraka : A Closer Look, and Baraka : Restoration.--Product description
  • "This film is presented in a letterbox widescreen format that preserves the original 70mm Todd-AO theatrical exhibition."--Back cover of container
  • "In the ancient Sufi language, [baraka] is a word that translates to 'the thread that weaves life together"--Container
  • "Baraka is an ancient Sufi word that translates as a blessing, or the breath or essense of life."--Photographer Mark Magidson, page iii of Baraka : a Visual Journal
  • During the production of the film, Mark Magidson also took still photographs, which were published in 1999 in the book "Baraka : a Visual Journal."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1 : Nepal morning -- Meditation -- Balinese "Monkey" chant (Kecak) -- Volcanoes/Organics -- Body adornment -- Dance -- Water journey -- Destruction -- Brazil favela/Cigarette factory -- Subway riders/Monk with bell -- City and manufacturing -- Chickens -- Calcutta foragers/Homeless -- Street travelers/Buto dance -- War/Oil fires -- Steel workers/Death camps -- Tiananmen Square/Stone figures -- Varanasi sunrise -- Eclipse/Sacred journey -- Rotating starfields
  • Disc 2 : Bonus features: Baraka: a closer look (Produced by Funhouse Entertainment on behalf of MPI Media Group ; Producer/director, David Gregory ; 76 min. ; 2008) ; Restoration (MPI Media Group ; Funhouse Entertainment ; 7 min. ; 2008)
Control code
ocn260052220
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special edition, widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (97 min.)
Isbn
9780788608155
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
030306785899
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
DVD7858
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)260052220
  • (OCoLC)260052220
  • a850173
System details
DVD, widescreen (aspect ratio 2.21:1) presentation; Region 1; NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1; DTS 96/24
Terms governing use
" ... for domestic use only. Any unauthorized copying, hiring or lending for public performance of the digital video disc is illegal."--Back cover of container.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Baraka, a Mark Magidson production ; a Ron Fricke film ; a production of Magidson Films, Inc. ; directed and photographed by Ron Fricke ; produced by Mark Magidson ; concept & scenario by Ron Fricke, Mark Magidson, Bob Green ; original treatment written by Genevieve Nicholas, Constantine Nicholas, Ron Fricke, (DVD)
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Documentary
  • Documentary originally produced in 1992. Premiered September 15, 1992, Toronto International Film Festival
  • "First of its kind 8K scan from fully restored 70mm film"--Container
  • This fully restored DVD set includes over 80 minutes of all new bonus features: Baraka : A Closer Look, and Baraka : Restoration.--Product description
  • "This film is presented in a letterbox widescreen format that preserves the original 70mm Todd-AO theatrical exhibition."--Back cover of container
  • "In the ancient Sufi language, [baraka] is a word that translates to 'the thread that weaves life together"--Container
  • "Baraka is an ancient Sufi word that translates as a blessing, or the breath or essense of life."--Photographer Mark Magidson, page iii of Baraka : a Visual Journal
  • During the production of the film, Mark Magidson also took still photographs, which were published in 1999 in the book "Baraka : a Visual Journal."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1 : Nepal morning -- Meditation -- Balinese "Monkey" chant (Kecak) -- Volcanoes/Organics -- Body adornment -- Dance -- Water journey -- Destruction -- Brazil favela/Cigarette factory -- Subway riders/Monk with bell -- City and manufacturing -- Chickens -- Calcutta foragers/Homeless -- Street travelers/Buto dance -- War/Oil fires -- Steel workers/Death camps -- Tiananmen Square/Stone figures -- Varanasi sunrise -- Eclipse/Sacred journey -- Rotating starfields
  • Disc 2 : Bonus features: Baraka: a closer look (Produced by Funhouse Entertainment on behalf of MPI Media Group ; Producer/director, David Gregory ; 76 min. ; 2008) ; Restoration (MPI Media Group ; Funhouse Entertainment ; 7 min. ; 2008)
Control code
ocn260052220
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special edition, widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (97 min.)
Isbn
9780788608155
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
030306785899
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
DVD7858
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)260052220
  • (OCoLC)260052220
  • a850173
System details
DVD, widescreen (aspect ratio 2.21:1) presentation; Region 1; NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1; DTS 96/24
Terms governing use
" ... for domestic use only. Any unauthorized copying, hiring or lending for public performance of the digital video disc is illegal."--Back cover of container.
Video recording format
DVD

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