Rehearsals for Tomorrow by Ein Lall

Contemporary dancers in India are transforming established dance practices by exploring new techniques of movement, enabling creativity and relevance in new choreographies. The Film engages with some of these artists - Jayachandran Palazhy, Gati Dance Studio, Mandeep Raikhy, Mirra Arun, Surdip Nongmeikapam and Aditi Mangaldas, reflecting on their impulses and the philosophies their work embodies.

Bhubaneswar, India

Ein Lall is a video artist and documentary filmmaker who works from New Delhi and Colombo. Her documentary work, spanning over three decades, has focused on the arts and activist issues. Her films on celebrated contemporary Indian dancers and artists Leela Samson, Chandralekha, Arpita Singh and Nalini Malani have been telecast on Doordarshan and at festivals internationally. Ein has created multi-channel video installations for theatre productions at the National School of Drama, Delhi; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; Arts Network Asia, Kuala Lumpur and Japan Foundation, Tokyo, among others.

  • Researcher, Script Writer: Ein Lall
  • Cinematographers: Avijit Mukul Kishore, Navroze Contractor, Rajan Singh
  • Sound Recordists: Asheesh Pandya, Vinod Kumar
  • Editors: Ein Lall, Amit Mahanti
  • Technical Editor: Jatin Sawhney
  • Project Partner: Doordarshan

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