Manifestations of Shiva

Manifestations of Shiva
Manifestations of Shiva

Guru Mani Madhava Chakkiar
Directed by Malcolm Leigh
Produced by Muriel Peters
Smithsonian Institution
Atlantic Richfield Foundation
Written by Malcolm Leigh
Starring Guru Mani Madhava Chakkiar
Cinematography Malcolm Leigh
Editing by Robert T Megginson
Distributed by Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Asia Society
Release date(s) United States 1980
Running time 90 min
Country USA
Language English

Manifestations of Shiva is a 1980 documentary film (90-minute) about the Hindu god Shiva's worship. It carries the performance aspects of Shiva-worship through dance, performing art, visual art and music. The movies is directed by Malcolm Leigh and main casting is done by the legendary Kutiyattam (2000 year old Sanskrit Indian theatre tradition) artist and authority of Abhinaya (the classical Indian acting style) and Natya Shastra scholar - Nātyāchārya Guru Māni Mādhava Chākyār.

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