'The Akram Tree' ( Gnosis in Abu Dhabi)

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Documentary on Gnosis in Abu Dhabi. Footage includes Khan speaking about his mother, childhood and his dance training, Khan working with musicians for Gnosis including a portion on each musician, Lucy Railton (cello), Faheem Mazhar (vocals), Yoshie Sunahata Kodo (taiko drums, vocals, dance), Manjunath B Chandramouli (mridanga), Sanju Sahai (tabla), Ahmad Shamma (oud), Bassam Abd Alsattar (qanun), discussion of the early years of the Akram Khan Company and Khan's relationship with company producer and co-founder Farooq Chaudhry, footage of Gnosis being performed on stage, Khan and Chaudhry speak about their relationship with and impressions of Abu Dhabi.

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