On the Trail of RSD
Title: On the Trail of Ruth St. Denis: India 1926 (U.K./India, HDV)
Duration: in post-production
Producer & Director: Talal Al-Muhanna
Director of Photography: Lakshya Kataria
Editor: Krishna Francis
Presented by/Choreography by: Liz Lea
Synopsis: Australian dance artist Liz Lea follows in the steps of the legendary American interpretive dancer Ruth St. Denis, retracing St. Denis' travels through India in 1926 and recreating her famous dances in situ.
Special Thanks to: Adelphi University in New York for its generous contribution of archival materials from the University Archives & Special Collections and to the Oberoi Grand Hotel in Kolkuta for its sponsorship support.
Film Website: www.dancedetective.com
Video stills: Liz Lea