Samsara is a large format non-narrative film currently in production. The film is directed by cinematographer and filmmaker Ron Fricke, and it will pose as a sequel to the highly acclaimed 1992 film Baraka.
The word Samsara is a Sanskrit word that means "cyclic existence", but is used often to describe worldly activities, and in the words of Fricke, the film "will delve deeper into my favorite theme: humanity's relationship to the eternal." As with Baraka, this new film will be shot in Todd-AO 5 perf 65 mm film using movie cameras Fricke and his crew designed and built themselves, and will use music to help propel the film forward. Samsara does not have a published release date, but is expected in 2010.
The director has proposed an outline for the two-hour film: