Made by the filmmakers who helped lay the foundation for Bollywood, this India-made epic is a lush and vivid recounting of the Buddha’s origin story when Prince Siddhartha Gautama gave up royal privilege to seek spiritual enlightenment.
Richard Marriott’s composition and collaboration with Krishna Bhatt is supported by the San Francisco Arts Commission and Margaret P. Dorfman.
Live music by Club Foot Hindustani featuring Pandit Krishna Bhatt
The Club Foot Orchestra was founded in 1983 by Richard Marriott as the house band of the San Francisco Bayview district performance art nightclub, the Club Foot. Club Foot Orchestra was known around town for their dramatic, complex music when clarinetist Beth Custer and Marriot started creating scores for classic silent movies. Composer/conductor Richard Marriott has put together a stellar group to accompany Prem Sanyas, Club Foot Hindustani, comprised of Marriott, Beth Custer, Jessica Ivry, Michael Lewis, Alisa Rose, featuring Pandit Krishna Bhatt on sitar.
Image credit: Tommy Lau