Baraka review by Roger Ebert

Last updated by Darren on 04 July 2009

Baraka Blu-Ray Cover

Baraka Blu-Ray review and quotes from Roger Ebert

“the finest video disc I have ever viewed or ever imagined”

“’Baraka’ by itself is sufficient reason to acquire a Blu-ray player.”Read more >>>

Lucky People Center International

Last updated by Darren on 04 July 2009

A PAL region 2 DVD of Lucky People Center International will be released in Jan/Feb next year in Scandinavia. It is the first time LPCi will be released on DVD with english subtitles (it will also have swedish, danish, norwegian and finnish subtitles).

It also contains a new 5.1 sound mix as well as the orginal 2.0 mix.

Hopefully it will be available worldwide eventually.

Samsara information on in70mm.com

Last updated by Darren on 04 July 2009

Samsara Preview Image

Some information about Samsara on the in70mm.com website.

Baraka Blu-ray HD release (28-Oct-2008)

Last updated by Darren on 04 July 2009

Baraka Blu-Ray Cover

Baraka is expected to be released on Blu-ray on 28-Oct-2008.

You can pre-order the Blu-Ray with a link at the top of the Baraka page

"FULLY RESTORED - THE FIRST MOVIE EVER TRANSFERRED IN 8K ULTRADIGITAL HD!"

Special Features: Includes over 80 minutes of all new bonus features: Baraka: A Closer Look
Baraka: Restoration

It's expected to sell for US$34.98.

Great news as Baraka is truly a film that will benefit from a high quality transfer, as it was shot in 70mm. Currently Baraka DVDs are difficult to get hold of, and I assume it is because production and release has stopped whilst the Blu-Ray HD version was published. I expect a new DVD version will also be available.

I might have to buy a new TV and DVD player soon :)

I'll let you know more when I get more information.Read more >>>

Highway World Screenings

Last updated by Darren on 04 July 2009

Highway World, by Martin Hans Schmitt, is being showing at the Globians Film Festival, Potsdam, Germany on 12th August 2008, and the Globians Film Festival, Berlin, Germany on 3rd September 2008.

What energy do you worship?

Last updated by Darren on 04 July 2009

What energy do you worship? is a thought provoking short film, comparing various types of religious worship, to the worship of nature and the energy of its oceans from the perspective of surfers.

It's a good short film.

Samsara preview photograph

Last updated by Darren on 04 July 2009

Samsara Preview Image

Mark Magidson has kindly sent a photograph from Sossosvlai, Namibia, where he is currently filming Samsara. He expects to be in Africa for 6 weeks. I hope to have more photographs from Mark soon

Click the image for a closer look.

Photograph © Copyright 2008 Mark Magidson.

Highway World - a film by Martin Hans Schmitt

Last updated by Darren on 04 July 2009

Martin has sent me a copy of his film Highway World. It is a great film which fits nicely into the genre of this website. I am about to leave England to spend the winter traveling in India and Southeast Asia, and unfortunately to do not have time to add a page for the film. Check out Martin's website though, and I will add more details upon my return in June.

Ata Whenua, a new film from New Zealand

Last updated by Darren on 04 July 2009

Ata Whenua is a new film from New Zealand. The film shows stunning images of landscapes of the Fiordland national park of south west New Zealand.

Seeking a muscian to help score a short independent non-verbal film

Last updated by Darren on 04 July 2009

Paul Ramsbottom is seeking a musician to help score a independent non-verbal film.

Paul's email address is: pramsbottom @ mac.com (remove the spaces)

Pauls message below...

I am seeking a creative collaborator (or a small group of people) to create an original score for a short film project. Ideally I am looking for local people in the San Francisco / Bay Area.

This film is a high definition video project that I have been filming in SE Asia since 2002. The working title "16x9" reflects the sixteen or so South East Asian nations that I have visited during nine trips over the last 5 years.

This is the first time I have presented any of my work or sought the assistance of others (except in your class). My ambitions for this project are very modest; perhaps to create something worthy of entry in a few minor film festivals.Read more >>>

Samsara Blu-Ray & DVD

Samsara Blu-ray and DVD
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