The Tigress Masque

The Tigress Masque

The Tigress Masque

The Tulu Nadu region of Karnataka is home to a unique dance form known as ‘Pilivesha’
or Tiger masque. The film revolves around a real life female ‘pili vesha’ folk artist, who is consumed by the emotion of dancing. In a completely male dominated art form, her will power and passion, win over her ’fear of failure.’ Based on a poem, the film portrays the world of these artists, through her eyes.

Directed by Gowri Neelavarn (India)