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Film-screenings 2015


1ST SESSION on 30 JULY 2015:

Ustad Vilayat Khan

Summary:

Sitar virtuoso late Ustad Vilayat Khan accompanied by Ustad Sabir Khan on tabla, presents Raag Hameer at the Royal Festival Hall, London. (Runtime: 1hr 30 minutes)



2ND SESSION on 9 OCTOBER 2015:

BharatNatyam: Sacred in form, dynamic in spirit

Summary:

A Doordarshan compilation of performances from some of the most celebrated contemporary artistes of the genre like the Padmabhushans: Kalanidhi Narayana, Dr. Yamini Krishnamurthy, Alarmel Valli and Padma Shris: Leela Samson and Malavika Sarukkai. The recitals offer views into nearly all aspects of Bharatnatyam dance and end with two excerpts from larger choreographed traditional dance-dramas. The film will be accompanied by explanations preceding each piece by classical exponent Ms. Sheema Kermani (Runtime: 65 mins)