Beyond Grace the Movie

A documentary feature film that follows Vijayalakshmi and her mother Bharati Shivaji’s travels to Southern India, as they revisit the people and places instrumental in helping to resurrect the once dormant dance form Mohiniyattam. An intimate portrait of two women artists whose determination and grace have transgenerational consequences.

“It is the 22 hours you’re not on the stage that is the true test of grace.”