British Universities Film & Video Council

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Aranya Amrita

Synopsis
A dance performance about ecology, deforestation, popular resistance, women as organisers of social change, and the power of contemporary Indian dance theatre. Based on a dance drama created by the Manjusri Chaki Sircar and the Dancers’Guild of Calcutta, the video includes performance, interviews and a specially commissioned West Bengal scroll painting.
Language
English
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 30 min.
Year of production
1991
Availability
Sale; 1997 sale: £14.00 (+VAT inc. p&p)
Notes
Reviewed by Norma Cohen 53in ‘Times Educational Supplement’ 20 Nov 1992.
Subjects
Dance
Keywords
Indian dance plays

Credits

Cast
Manjusri Chaki Sircar 

Production Company

Name

Oxford Independent Video

Distributor

Name

University of Surrey, National Resource Centre for Dance

Email
NRCD@surrey.ac.uk
Web
http://www.surrey.ac.uk/NRCD External site opens in new window
Phone
01483 689316
Fax
01483 689500 Attn NRCD
Address
GU2 5XH

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