Cinema Out of Your Backpack

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In the era of globalization, where most people are involved in the process of westernization of cultures, languages and habits, still there are some people who are trying to go upstream.

Bharatanatyam, the most important Indian traditional dance, is not easy to learn and practice correctly. This dance, like other typical Indian arts, must be taught in a traditional way. Only the faithfulness to the Guru (teacher) and the total commitment of the students to her give the right way to discover Bharatanatyam.

In this document I am going to tell, in a neutral way, with a natural speed, the experiences and life of some Swiss girls who are learning the dance from their Guru Mrs. Vijaya Rao.

Yvonne Nydegger Wieser (dancer)
Marina Heiz (dancer)
Vijaya Rao (guru, teacher)
Anton Tönz (musician)

Kabil Nageswara (direction, dop, editing)
Martin Wieser (sound technician)

Canon 5d mark ii
Canon 50mm F1.8
Canon 85mm F1.8
Sigma 20mm F1.8
Sigma 70-200 F2.8
Pro 24CM Audio Tecnica (camera mic)
Tascam DR-100
Sennheiser EW100 G2 (lavier mic) (rented)
Manfrotto trypod


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