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Montage of Dance Films by Louis Lumiere

-6 (MIFF 1996, Reel Dance - Cinematheque de la Dance)

Director: Louis Lumiere

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La Lampe

"The light fixes her body, searches through her nakedness. In a second, an opening is made for her to slip into dreams..." Joelle Bouvier and Regis Obadia transform a grungy disused public space with ... More »

Le P'tit Bal

'I dream of Melies, of things phantas-magorical. All those elements that cruelly lack from present shows. A theatre is a space in volume, not just a stage with ants moving across it...The dream is ... More »

Le Jeune Homme et la Mort

"There was a side to Nureyev that was bestial' frenetic, like a centaur or Rasputin, even though he controlled every step. He was extraordinarily handsome, with a remarkably photogenic face the ... More »

46 Bis

Filmed over 24 hours in an interior courtyard in the Belleville neighbourhood, in the black and white tones of the early mornings immortalized by the Nouvelle Vague. Rapid, crazy, streetwise and ... More »

Le Lys

A serpentine dance interpreted by one of Loie Fuller's disciples This short film was part of the series La Fee'rie des Ballets Fantastiaues. The decision to film outside the studio, in natural light ... More »

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