[THIS IS A VIRTUAL EVENT; NO IN-PERSON GATHERING AVAILABLE.]
Enjoy a virtual screening of acclaimed short dance film “Agni.” The virtual screening will be followed by a discussion about creation in India’s kathak dance and the next generation. Featured guests for this event include Chitresh Das Institute Artistic Director Charlotte Moraga, and Chitresh Das Dance Company members Mayuka Sarukkai, Krtika Sharma, Gauri Bhatnagar, and Shruti Pai.
“Agni” is a meditation on the world burning. The film was awarded “Best Mini Arts and Fashion Film” at the 2021 iHollywood Film Festival. Brilliant filmmaker Alka Raghuram directed this short kathak dance film choreographed and conceived by Chitresh Das Institute Artistic Director Charlotte Moraga, music by renowned musician Alam Khan, and poetry, painting, design by Alka Raghuram. Cinematography by Anjali Sundaram.
This event is presented in partnership with the Chitresh Das Institute. Donations are greatly appreciated and will support programs. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.