|ShadowLight Production DVD Box Set|
Explorations of the Shadow World (10 disc set) - Includes NEW RELEASE! (6/1/2012)
The complete set chronicles the creation of a unique visual and theatrical vocabulary through documentary films as well as the traditional and innovative shadow work performed by the company over the past thirty years. Each DVD immerses the viewer in a world of shadows, engaging the mind in that place where dreams are made.
The DVD Collection Includes:
In Xanadu, Mayadanawa, Coyote's Journey: The Elder's Cut, Shadow Master, The Wild Party, 7 Visions, Ambrosia of Immortality, Monkey King at Spider Cave, On Wayang: My Life with Shadows, and Kawit Legong: Prince Karna's Dream
Kawit Legong: Prince Karna's Dream
Kawit Legong is based on the legend surrounding the birth of the famous legong dance of Bali. Gamelan Sekar Jaya, ShadowLight and several of Bali's most brilliant artists team up to highlight multiple dimensions of the Balinese universe.
On Wayang: My Life with Shadows
On Wayang: My Life with Shadows follows Larry Reed's journey into Balinese Shadow Theatre, revealing its symbolism and mythology as well as his innovations to the form, which have inspired dalangs and artists wolrdwide.
|Monkey King at Spider Cave|
Monkey King at Spider Cave is inspired by an episode from Journey to the West. An adventure of a Buddhist High Priest and his animal disciples unfolds in their quest to bring the Buddhist scriptures to China.
In Xanadu is an epic love story about Kubilai Khan and his wife Chabui in 11th Century China. When she dies he attempts to bring her back from the Underworld.
Shadow Master is documentary film which portrays a Balinese family of performers, and the training of a young shadow master.
|The Wild Party|
The Wild Party is a behind-the- scene look at ShadowLight's version of the jazz age poem with an original score by Bruce Forman.
|Ambrosia of Immortality|
Ambrosia of Immortality is a Balinese version of Churning the Milky Ocean where gods and demons join forces to create ambrosia and then fight over possession of it.
|Coyote's Journey: The Elder's Cut|
Coyote's Journey is a creation story from the Karuk tribe of Northern California. In often hilarious ways, Coyote gets into and out of trouble as he takes a journey which marks the territory of the tribe.
Seven Visions is a love story and a vision quest featuring a skeleton, a young monk, a native girl and a priest; set in an early California mission.
MayadanawaMayadanawa is based on a mythological story of the Balinese people's struggle & triumph against the demonic being, Mayadanawa.