Film: 8282

Dance | 1960 | Sound | Colour


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japanese dance

1 - Geisha performs a Kurokami (Black Hair) dance on her own. She dances on a mat, with and without a fan.

2 - A modern Japanese dance performed by a solo dance. A contemporary ballet style dance.

3 - A demonstration of symbolic movements used in Japanese dance are given by a woman wearing a kimono. Three standing poses are shown. Eye movements explained and demonstrated. Hand and finger movements shown. Movements from one's daily life and demonstrated. Collection of symbolic expressions are shown. Leg movements. Male movements used in traditional professions. Different forms of walking. Uses of the fan in Japanese dance.

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