Dances Of Ecstasy: A Sensory Journey Though Rhythm, Dance And Music
Dances of Ecstasy is a mesmerizing journey into the world of ecstasy experienced through rhythm, dance, and music. Interweaving traditional and contemporary, ecstatic dance rituals, Michelle Mahrer and Nicole Ma's celebrated documentary film explores how different people around the world connect with a divine power. Orisha priestesses from Nigeria and Brazil and shaman healers from the Kalahari and Korea pulse to the same beat as thousands of young people at an all-night techno dance party in an Australian forest. The many different experiences of trance are linked by the human need to connect with a spiritual dimension. Dances Of Ecstasy is a visual and aural feast for the senses blending exciting dance rituals, imagery, interviews and a spellbinding global music soundtrack.