Godfrey Reggio Quotes

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Born: March 29, 1939, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Director

1.
All tools have intrinsic politics and technology is the tool of now.
- Godfrey Reggio

2.
But in fact if you look at film as a metaphor, only through the negative can you have the positive print. What I'm trying to get to is the positive value of negation.
- Godfrey Reggio

3.
Having been an educator for so many years I know that all a good teacher can do is set a context, raise questions or enter into a kind of a dialogic relationship with their students.
- Godfrey Reggio

4.
I think it's naive to pray for world peace if we're not going to change the form in which we live.
- Godfrey Reggio

5.
It is very easy to make clear what you want a film to say, but I did not wish to engage in overt propaganda, even for the right cause. I wanted to create an experience through the films, something where people could have the freedom of their own response to them.
- Godfrey Reggio

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It's not just the effect of technology on the environment, on religion, on the economic structure, on society, on politics, etc. It's that everything now exists in technology to the point where technology is the new and comprehensive host of nature of life.
- Godfrey Reggio

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It's not that we use technology, we live technology.
- Godfrey Reggio

8.
Mystery is gone to the certainty of technological principles. So the real terror, the real aggression against life comes in the form of the pursuit of our technological happiness.
- Godfrey Reggio

9.
Now having said that, I realize that releasing a film in the real world is like trying to get General Motors to release a handmade car.
- Godfrey Reggio

10.
So to hope to be able to have peace, to be able to have justice and environmental balance, are consequences of our behavior, not just our intentions.
- Godfrey Reggio

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Technology has become as ubiquitous as the air we breathe, so we are no longer conscious of its presence.
- Godfrey Reggio

12.
Technology is not neutral.
- Godfrey Reggio

13.
What I'm trying to do is to at least raise a flag to the blinding light of technology.
- Godfrey Reggio

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