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Godfrey Reggio’s Epic QATSI Film Trilogy + VISITORS Premiere Previewed on THE CLASSICAL NOW (Monday, January 20th)

Of his next broadcast, KCSB programmer Joseph Miller writes: “Monday morning, January 20th, on ‘The Classical Now,’ I will dedicate the second hour to UCSB Arts & Lectures upcoming marathon screening of Godfrey Reggio films on Saturday, January 25th at the Arlington Theatre. My guest at 7am will be Roman Baratiak, Associate Director of UCSB Arts & Lectures. The Qatsi Trilogy of films, plus Reggio’s newest Visions, represent the enduring and monumental collaboration between the avant-garde filmmaker and composer Philip Glass. We will talk about Baratiak’s attraction to, and assessment of these unusual films, and what accounts for their odd vision and mesmerizing affect. We will also listen to soundtrack selections by Philip Glass.”

Photo Courtesy UCSB Arts & Lectures.

Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance (Reggio 1982) – CLICK TO ENLARGE.

KCSB is a media supporter of UCSB Arts & Lectures winter film series. On Saturday, January 25th, UCSB A&L will present a special day-long film experience: four films by director Godfrey Reggio at the Arlington Theatre in downtown Santa Barbara.

Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance (1982, 87 min.) 1pm.

Powaqqatsi: Life in Transformation  (1988, 97 min.) 3pm.

Naqoyqatsi: Life as War (2002, 89 min.) 5pm.

Visitors (2013, 87 min.) 8pm. A Santa Barbara Premiere!

Tickets for the individual films are now available through the UCSB A&L Ticket Office, online (CLICK HERE), or by calling (805) 893-3535. Series “Day Passes” are also available for purchase. Ticket are also available through the usual Arlington Theatre box office and ticket channels. Free admission for UCSB students with valid ID.

“The Classical Now” airs on Mondays in the Winter from 6-8am.