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1.) A film directed by Godfrey Reggio and scored by Philip Glass, known commonly for having no spoken words; only images and sound. First part of the 'Qatsi' trilogy of films including Powaqqatsi and Naqoyqatsi.

2.) A Hopi (Native American) word meaning "life out of balance".
I watched Koyaanisqatsi with my buddies last night.
by worldbuildergames December 15, 2003
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In language of north-american indians - hopi, mean: life out of balance. Unbalanced, chaotic, self-destructive and self-build world.
see the movie "Koyaanisqatsi" 1982
producer and director: Godfrey Reggio
composer:Philip Glass
by BayPetko August 26, 2005
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That Madlib track was some true koyaanisqatsi up in here.
by joker the bail bondsman July 26, 2003
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