Film Circle screening of Mudiyettu and Kalamezhuthum Pattum

Date: 09/01/2015
Time: 5:00 pm
Venue: IGNCA Auditorium, Media Centre, No. 3 Dr. R. P. Road, New Delhi

Director: N. Radhakrishnan
Duration : 1 hr. 1 min

Mudiyettu is one of the richest ritualistic traditions of Kerala. Since the hoary past, people performed Mudiyettu as a celebration of winning over the evil with mythological story line. Ritualistically, sacred space is created by the ancient drawings of Kalamrtyam, an image of a deity, symbolizing creation itself. The songs, ritualistic performance, and the effacing of the drawings have been documented in this film