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5PM – Time Shift Film Screenings featuring “The Power of Dance” by Julianne Reynolds
February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm10$ - 12$
Here is the link to Time Shift Film Screening’s (TSFS) web page which has a general sense of what RSD is all about and below is the schedule for the screening coming up on Saturday, January 25.
Schedule for Saturday, February 25
5pm – 5:15pm Arrival, Meet & Greet
5:15pm – 5:30pm Introduction
Mayra McCullough introduces filmmaker Julianne Reynolds and why this film was selected for this Time Shift Film Screening.
5:30pm – 6:00pm Screening: The Power of Dance by Julianne Reynolds
Never has there been an artist to capture the essence of dance with such grace and respect as Colleena Shakti. She has been living in India for the past 15 years, studying Odissi and Rajasthani dance and using these art forms to express it on stage around the world through her own unique dance form called Fusion. Her mind is focused on higher aspirations – transcending the mundane, living beyond the ordinary. It’s not the form of the dance that captures the audience when watching Colleena, but her thirst for the divine, and that alone is transformative.
Colleena dedicates her life and dance to the power of her “lineage” and guru. But its even beyond that, for it takes passion to stay on a path that has many challenges for an American living in India, and being a foreigner. This inner calling to know and seek truth has not only changed her life, but changes those that have seen her on stage and have studied with her at the, Shakti School of Dance in Pushkar, India.
This short documentary, shot in India and the US, captures the essence of her mission to teach the importance of lineage, but it also captures the essence of the mystical path of that Colleena walks, in the world, on the stage and at home in India. Her students can only lend the most humble voice to Colleena’s hard work as a teacher and dancer, but to Colleena the role she admires the most in her life is that of her being a “student”, and staying curious, and striving for something higher.
Filmed and produced by Julianne Reynolds
For more information, wwww.colleenashakti.com
6:00pm – 6:30 Screening: The Mother Matrix by Julianne Reynolds
Julianne began her film career in New York City while studying graphic design at the School for Visual Arts. When she relocated to Los Angeles, this grew into a call-to-action format through her film work and humanitarian efforts. She as been a student of mysticism and spiritual psychology since childhood, and is a registered yoga teacher and tantric practitioner.
Julianne has been offered several awards, but is most noted for the scholarship awarded by the Charles Forbes Foundation for “her excellence in the arts”.
Julianne’s film work has appeared in, “No Subtitles Necessary,” 2010 Emmy Nomination, “Breast’s”, a short documentary she directed, Official Selection for the New York Independent International Film Festival, My Heart’s Song, Story of Hazrat Inayat Khan, “Bhairavi”, Official Selection for the American Dance Festival, Farewell to Harry, Best Film at the Seattle International Film Festival, most recently her film work on sacred sexuality appeared on CNN.
Julianne’s photographic work has just been published on the cover, and interior of the 2 volume set of books “Goddess and the Guru”, based on the work of, nuclear physicist turned master of Sri Vidya, Sri Amritananda Natha Saraswati. In addition, her photographic works have appeared in Yoga Journal, Yoga Times, Whole Life Times, Flavorpill, and Common Ground Magazine, Tathaastu Magazine, Yoga International, Yoga Journal Australia, Ojai Foundation Quarterly and South China Morning Post.
Currently, Julianne is in post-production for her second documentary film, called “The Mother Matrix”, shot in the villages of southern India. Her short film, “The Power of Dance”, about the international dancer, Colleena Shakti, was featured in the Unplugged Film Festival. She is also the Executive Producer for the documentary, “Redemption, in light of Duga”, which addresses sex-trafficing in Kolkata, India.
6:30pm – 6:50pm Live Q&A Session with Julianne Reynolds via Skype
6:50pm – 7pm Closing remarks by Mayra McCullough and Raffle!
7pm – 7:30pm Community building meet and greet!
What we’ll provide: Lot’s of Conscious Entertainment!
Documentary, The Power of Dance (27 mins) and The Mother Matrix (30 mints)
A little entertainment, a little education, and great conversation!
What to bring: Comfy gear!
Wear comfortable clothing, bring a light blanket and a low beach chair.
Feel free to bring snacks and drinks you would like to have for yourself or share as well.
Group Size: There are 15 spots on this experience and tickets are sold as follows:
Pre-sale in person by contacting host, Mayra (firstname.lastname@example.org/ 818-458-3810): $10 (Suggested Donation)
Pre-sale via PayPal to email@example.com : $12
Pre-sale via Meetup: $12
Walk-ins (if space available): $12
All ages welcomed, as long as minors come with adult supervision.
Cancellation policy: Fee paid can be credited for another month
50% of all proceeds from these events go towards scholarships for youth Summer Programs for Regenerative Living.