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Reel Dance

... ... Veteran documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman turns his rigorous gaze on the cultural institution of classical dance in Ballet, an epic account of days and nights with the premier US national company, American Ballet Theater. ... ... ... From early on in this fascinating piece of ... Read more
Chicken is a movement based work that aim explore concepts of communication through use of gesture. The work has been cho graphed for eight dancers. The video was s on an angled roadway in Richmond, Melbourne in slow motion, and uses the music of Ph Glass as background- ... Read more
So what? ... So what what? ... A quirky, simple and direct piece. Amusing energetic. ... Read more
A blank white video screen suddenly becomes very interesting space when danced in. conceptual piece of power and precision. ... Read more
On the theme of the auto-portrait, this film presents several aspects of the same solo, danced live, shot on video and projected in 16mm Different points of view captured by the eye of a moving camera. ... Read more
... ... A vibrant fusion of peoples, religions and cultures give the world the artform known in broad terms as Flamenco. It took Carlos Saura to create the definitive film on the subject. Flamenco has been, with seemingly outrageous bravura, described as "the greatest dance film ever made" but ... Read more
Falling into a dream, a man and a woman mtwine on a sofa..." Joelle Bouvier and Regis Obadia interpret love, lust and the physicality of he embrace. ... Read more
The latest, and perhaps the finest, from Joelle Bouvier, sees him extending the language of truly hematic choreography developed in earlier films. to breathtaking effect. ... A man stands in disconcerting isolation The moment he is on the edge, he dreams that he is retrieved-within the breadth of a ... Read more
"In a room, a woman dreams about weariness. expectation and the rising of desire..." Emotive and enlightening, communication achieved through the nuances of movement. ... Read more
"The ecstasy of vertigo lays down my body into the ashes from my silent wedding..." ... Read more
"The objective was to explore the possibilities of combining dance and video, by keeping the integrity of the two forms and exploring what can happen when they are combined Dance that is made for theatre uses movement to cut and carve the space in many different directions and keeps in mind that ... Read more
... ... In Bernar Hebert's latest, dream-like production, the members of acclaimed Montreal dance troupe Lalala Human Steps-including the astonishingly kinetic Louise Lecavalier—inhabit a fantastical temple of art filled with the paintings of Spanish Renaissance master, Diego Velazquez. The ... Read more
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