Description: INDIA, VILLAGES NEAR RAMAKRISHNAPURAM: SEMESTER AT SEA STUDENTS WELCOMED TO VILLAGE, EVENING DANCE, WOMEN AT WELLS, MISTY MORNING NX VAR very dark, woman holds brass bowl of sacred flame up to faces of students wearing garlands. She smiles, holds it to camera; NX VAR woman does same, floodlit. She dips hand into bowl/annoints student's foreheads. Student's faces painted-welcoming ceremony; NX VAR floodlit outside of hut, cat sits on painted earthen table, cat when kids rush in/smile for camera, mom pulls them aside; INT FS inside of hut, earthen stove w/kettles. CU stove & fire. FS w/in hut, tv on chair, posters Hindu gods on wall, people stand ;INT FS tv screen, p-out people standing around. NX VAR MS small brown village kids kiss tall blonde white students goodnight; NX MS woman (MIKA) signs autograph/address book, P-IN, P-OUT. MS group of kids & a couple students pose for other camera; NX MS old man & kids dance wildly. VAR students sit surrounded by kids. VAR young women dance formation wave leaves, BG crowd sit; NX MS dancers return to crowd. FS little kids dance (looks like famous 'Pulp Fiction' dance scene, they sure are boogieing!; NX FS boys dancing, P-OUT to both girls & boys. MS girls dance & lipsynch. MS crowd watches. FS few kids still dance, BG temple; DX WS early morning, many sleeping bags containing sleeping students on grey concrete roof w/wall-like border. VAR slight activity; DX P-OUT flock of ducks driven by boy w/stick BG lying ox. WS boy w/ducks BG green field/paddy, boy looks at camera. MS boy smiles; DX MS ducks approach. MS ducks. WS same. POV woman carries bucket of dung. MS same dumps dung into heap, smiles @ us & walk away; DX MS old man approaching on road, watching camera, is greeted by kids, talks to camera & smiles w/bad teeth. CU same ;DX WS women chalk design onto village lane, women w/pot pass. MS village well:concrete w/faucet, fills pot, old woman watches us; DX CU water fill brass pot. MS old woman @ well looks @ us & @ pot. POV follows woman takes brass pot from well, carries down lane ;DX MS man brushes teeth, watches camera warily. MS same still brushing, smiles & waves @ camera, BG tropical trees & walls; DX WS orange sun setting into crowns of trees. FS woman in green walking thru green grass, carries pot on head, BG thatched huts; DX WS hunched old woman w/cane walks lane beside green field, BG misty. FS young woman totes 2 shiny pots along path towards huts; DX WS thatched roofs of huts, BG treetops, misty. FS students on roof rise. FS woman sweeping village lane, women walk by/watch; DX FS front of house: thatch roof extend over porch area, chalk pattern on ground/structure adjacent which resemble earthen stove; DX FS girls walk down lane, one rubs eyes groggy. FS woman beside hut tend stove w/kettles/pots, she & others watch camera; DX WS beautiful sunrise thru row palm trees at far end of lush green field. FS row 3 palms, BG sunrise, misty; DX FS 2 women waiting to fill kettles @ well, huge stack metal pots, well simple concrete column w/faucet on concrete base; DX CU woman holds faucet handle, PAN-L woman leans on palm. FS tall student w/camera stands in street w/women making chalk designs; DX VAR same student crouches/asks questions while women stand, watching woman w/chalk. CU face of old woman nodding, smiles; DX FS front of bright blue house w/chalk design on ground by door, children stand indoor way, PAN-R woman carrying brass pot ;DX VAR same blue house, people lookout smile @ camera, tall student tries to exit & bonks head, residents tease him; DX MS old women stroke head of student & try to straighten his hair, other nods head side to side, BG little boy brushes teeth; DX FS hunched old woman walk around corner of hut. WS same & friend in front of huts. MS woman pour water into pot filling @ well; DX FS bent old woman sweeping by hut's entrance. CU same woman holding baby girl. WS sunrise thru trees between roofs of two huts; DX WS 2 women walk space between same 2 huts. WS 2 cattle in space between hut and plant growth. CU small boy holds tripod up; DX MS women from village & one little boy pose for camera, BG thatch of roofs. FS 2 men do pushups on bars, BG green field/mist; DX WS little boy w/tripod & woman w/camera walk toward camera,tailed by little kids, P-IN boy. FS women watch street traffic; DX VAR woman w/naked (except for gold bracelets) child, other women walk same path; DX FS empty cart drawn by oxen w/painted horns, chased down road by little boy. MS women walking by. FS back of cart-says 'stop'; DX WS silhouette of man in field (scarecrow?), misty. VAR woman & child outside hut. FS women stand around w/brass pots; DX/INT VAR village temple. DX FS women/pots/well. WS trees/pond. VAR scenes of village. WS palms. VAR misty field. CU old woman; DX WS woman frozen smiling @ camera, girl joins her/smiles. VAR villagers/students/chickens. CU little boy outside temple; DX MS walking woman carrying 2 brass pots freeze/smile @ camera, BG still pond, she nods sideways, walks, camera follow close ;
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