SAMSARA co-composer Lisa Gerrard releases new album for download only

September 14, 2014

The wonderful vocalist and composer Lisa Gerrard, who co-composed the SAMSARA soundtrack as well as contributed to the BARAKA soundtrack, has released a new album, TWILIGHT KINGDOM. It features SAMSARA co-composer Marcello Di Francisci as well as Daniel Johns, Patrick Cassidy, Astrid Williamson and words by Russell Crowe. It's available for a listen and download at http://lisagerrard.com/



SAMSARA to hit big screens in The Netherlands December 19, 2013

November 27, 2013

At long last, SAMSARA will play on big screens in Amsterdam and all around the Netherlands, thanks to distributor Cinemien. Visit the SAMSARA page at the Cinemien website for all the details.

SAMSARA at Tel Aviv SPIRIT Festival

October 17, 2013

We are pleased to be showing as part of the annual SPIRIT Film Festival in Tel Aviv. Please visit the SPIRIT Film Festival website for more information.


Bring SAMSARA to a theater near you for Earth Day

March 11, 2013

Earth Day is April 22, and many of you have said that SAMSARA left you feeling connected to the planet in a way you weren't before. We'd love for you to share that feeling by organizing a local screening of SAMSARA for Earth Day 2013. 

We're partnering with the kind folks at Tugg to empower you to organize SAMSARA screenings in your community: Start at http://tugg.com/titles/samsara to create your own Earth Day screening! 

Keep us updated about your events by emailing info@barakasamsara.com or telling us on Facebook or Twitter and we'll help you promote them!

"Samsara is one of the most visually stunning films I have ever seen. This Blu-ray presentation is one of the best presentations I have ever seen."

Neil Lumbard, DVDTalk.com

SAMSARA nominated for an ACE Eddie Award

January 11, 2013

We are excited and honored to announce that SAMSARA has been nominated for an American Cinema Editors (ACE) Eddie Award for Best Edited Documentary.

See this article at comingsoon.net for all the nominees and more about the ACE Eddie Awards. Winners are announced at a ceremony on February 16.

"A Blu-ray presentation that's start-to-finish gorgeous"


January 20, 2013

Thanks to our French distributor ARP Selection, SAMSARA will be in French cinemas starting March 27, 2013


Please visit the ARP Selection website for more information.

"Rhapsodically beautiful" 

Farran Smith Nehme, NY Post

Details on SAMSARA in Cinemas in Australia and New Zealand

January 2, 2013

SAMSARA Australian distributor Hopscotch Films posts the following on their Facebook:

Hi SAMSARA fans. There's been questions about where SAMSARA is screening in Australia and in what format.

The 18 cinema locations where SAMSARA is currently screening are:
SYDNEY: Dendy Newtown, Palace Verona Paddington, Hayden Cremorne Orpheum, Palace Norton St Leichhardt, Cinema Paris Moore Park
MELBOURNE: Nova Cinema Carlton, Rivoli Hawthorn, Yarraville Sun Theatre, Kino Melbourne City, Palace Como South Yarra, Palace Brighton Bay
BRISBANE: Palace Barracks, Palace Centro Fortitude Valley
PERTH: Luna Leederville, Luna on Essex Fremantle
ADELAIDE: Palace East End/ Nova
CANBERRA: Manuka Event Cinemas
HOBART: State Cinema

It is also having one-off screenings in several capital city locations as part of the Moonlight Cinema Outdoor season. http://www.moonlight.com.au/

Samsara will be released in regional locations from the end of January and throughout February and March, such as the Gold Coast Arts Centre from Jan 31. There's also 4K screenings at The Astor cinema in Melbourne on February 15 and 16.

Samsara is screening in either 2K or 4K projection, depending on the capabilities of each individual cinema location. It is not screening in IMAX locations, as it was not shot for IMAX screens, nor supplied to us in IMAX format.

For more on the technical details, the producer explains it here: http://barakasamsara.com/updates/note-mark-magidson-70mm-film-digital-projection-and-samsara

Samsara in being released in New Zealand in late February.

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