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Gabrielle Roth in Dances of Ecstasy

Dances of Ecstasy

2003 NR

Discover the human fascination with ritual movement in this groundbreaking documentary and instructional video that explores ecstatic dance in various cultures, and then encourages viewers to join in the dance. First, filmmakers Michelle Mahrer and Nicole Ma travel to Namibia, Nigeria, Korea and Brazil to examine the culture of dance. Then, New York dancer Gabrielle Roth leads viewers through the "Power Wave," an ecstatic dance routine.