Episode #177 | Godfrey Reggio | Filmmaker | "Visitors"

Godfrey Reggio is a director of experimental documentary films. He co-founded La Clinica de la Gente, a facility that provided medical care to 12,000 community members in Santa Fe, and La Gente” a community organization in Northern New Mexico’s barrios. Reggio is best known for is Qatsi trilogy, which includes Koyaanisqatsi, Powaqqatsi, and Naqoyqatsi. Soundtracks for his films were composed by his friend Philip Glass. In 2014 Reggio was recognised by the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City with a career retrospective entitled Life with Technology: The Cinema of Godfry Reggio.

Presented by Steven Soderbergh in Black and White digital 4K projections, Visitors explores humanity’s trancelike relationship with technology, which, when commandeered by extreme emotion states, produces massive effects far beyond the human species.