Sruti, the India Music and Dance Society, presents a screening of The Unseen Sequence – Exploring Bharatanatyam Through the Art of Malavika Sarukkai, a film that offers a glimpse into the talent and journey of one of India’s leading Bharatanatyam choreographers and dancers. In following Sarukkai’s path, the film is not simply about Sarukkai herself; it deliberates the valuable connections and departures that the artist makes from a hallowed and, often, unforgiving tradition. Admission is free.
Click here to read an interview with the film’s director, Sumantra Ghosa, about his experience in documenting the art and his interactions with Malavika Sarukkai.
This event takes place at Drexel University’s URBN Annex Screening Room, located at 3501 Filbert Street in Philadelphia.
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