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5 FILMS

Offering Insight Into Humanity

5. Enter The Void Life, death, rebirth, sex, drugs & neon lights. This masterpiece by French filmmaker Gasper Noe" is a spectacular journey into the aforementioned themes. Cinematically ground-breaking, the camera brings the viewer into an out-of-body experience.

ENTER THE VOID

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SAMSARA

A beautiful & insightful film by Ron Fricke. samsara is the second in a series of 3 non-narrative films that tackles an all-encompassing global view of society today. Shot on a custom a custom made 50mm film camera, this film is as breathtakingly beautiful as it is insightful.

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HOLY MOUNTAIN

Made in the early 1970's by Chilean filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky, Holy Mountain, is a truly original exploration into societies fixation with worldly possessions, power & greed.

2. 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY Part of the beauty of this film is it's slow moving narrative. If you make it through the opening 'dawn of mankind' scene, you will be greatly rewarded. Incredibly layered in it's simplicity, as with many Kubrik films, you can watch 2001 many times over & always find a new insight.

2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY

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TREE OF LIFE

One of a handful of films from Writer/Director Terrence Malick. Told with truth & sensitivity, Tree Of Life explores macro & micro perspectives on time, society & the human condition.

Top 5 Films Providing Insight Into Humanity

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  • brajohn1

    Cool- thanks for sharing. I will watch some of these

  • jaywilder

    Love this @brettdevos! Some of these have been on my list for too long. I'm excited to get caught up! Thx @Finnbar5000

  • Finnbar5000

    These are great!

  • aimsicle

    Enter the Void is incredible; id just been talking philosophy last week with a coworker who mentioned Tree of Life. thks for the reminder!

  • brettdevos

    @jaywilder thanks! Yeah, they're definitely worth a watch!

  • brettdevos

    @aimsicle yeah: it's a great film with a unique perspective! You should also check out Linklater's 'waking life' for some interesting existential conversations

  • aimsicle

    mm, yes, one of my absolute favorites of all time!! I loaned it along with The Science of Sleep to my aforementioned coworker.. thus the conversation about Tree of Life ensued.. :)

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