Powaqqatsi

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  • G
  • 1988
  • 1 hr 39 min
  • 7.2  (8,343)

"Powaqqatsi" (1988), which is also known as "Powaqqatsi: Life in Transformation" is the second film in a trilogy. Like the first movie, "Koyaanisqatsi," it has no dialogue. Its main theme is the tension in developing countries between their age-old traditions and the Western ways of life brought in by industrialization. Among the places shown are a gold mine in Brazil, an African village and a temple in Nepal. The title is Hopi for "life in transition" or "parasitic way of life."

Powaqqatsi
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"Powaqqatsi" (1988), which is also known as "Powaqqatsi: Life in Transformation" is the second film in a trilogy. Like the first movie, "Koyaanisqatsi," it has no dialogue. Its main theme is the tension in developing countries between their age-old traditions and the Western ways of life brought in by industrialization. Among the places shown are a gold mine in Brazil, an African village and a temple in Nepal.

The title is Hopi for "life in transition" or "parasitic way of life."

Powaqqatsi is a 1988 documentary with a runtime of 1 hour and 39 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2.

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Powaqqatsi is available to watch free on Tubi TV and Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Apple TV+, The Roku Channel and Apple TV. Some platforms allow you to rent Powaqqatsi for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1988
  • MPAA Rating
    G
  • Runtime
    1 hr 39 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (8,343)