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IT | 2017 | 52'/96' | HD | Italian (sub.), English (sub.) | By Nico Guidetti | POPCult | Partners: Fondazione per la Danza - Aterballetto, Regione Emilia-Romagna Film Commission

Aterballetto is the most important Italian contemporary dance company touring internationally. Their creation, rehearsal and administrative residence is located in a former foundry called "Foundry 39", located on the edge of Reggio Emilia’s historical city center in Italy. This film unveils how all the people working behind the scenes make this fusion happen again to forge and form moving dance performances. 

OSKARA

ES | 2016 | 52' / 80' | HD | Basque (sub.), Catalan (sub.), Spanish (sub.), English (sub.) | By Pablo Iraburu & Inaki Alforja | Arena Communicacion Audiovisual | Partners: Kukai and La Veronale

When Marcos Morau, choreographer who lives in Barcelona and works in Europe, Kukai, a dance company of Basque traditional dancers and a shepherd-singer meet, it creates a powerful ballet: OSKARA. In a globalised world, we are pushed to ask us: what is my identity? Is it made of tradition or creation, history or future? If you want to know who you are, dance.

THE MADRID'S CHALLENGE

FR | 2013 | 30’ | HD | French, English (sub.) | By Jean-Marie David | 5eme Planète Broadcaster: Mezzo

Rewarded in his homeland for an outstanding career as principal dancer of Paris Opera & choreographer, José Martinez has been appointed Artistic Director of the National Company of Ballet and Contemporary Dance by Spain's Ministry of Culture. We discover his work, while facing the challenge of unveiling this Spanish elite dancers, both at home and internationally.

THE SIX SEASONS

FR | 2012 | 51’ | HD | English, French (sub.) | By Gilles Delmas | Lardux Films / TVM Cineplume | Broadcaster: TV Montreuil

British choreographer of Bangladeschi descent, Akram Khan, known for his creation of the 2012 London Olympics Opening ceremony, created a solo ballet, DESH. Combining footages of Bangladesh and dance sequences, this documentary highlights the questionning of this ballet: the father-son relationship and the cultural & identity gap between both.

SHATTERED WINGS

FR | 2008 | 52’ | English (sub.), French (sub.) | By Gilles Delmas | Lardux Films, TVM, SidiLarbi | Cherkaoui BVBA Broadcaster: TV Montreuil

The creative process of the spiritual performance “Apocrifu” unveils the interrogations of the three internationally renowned dancers, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Yasuyuki Shuto & Dimitri Jourde and of the Corsican polyphonic ensemble "A Filetta". Exclusive access to rehearsals, improvisations & interviews enable us to question religions & our relation to the body. Performed at the Théâtre de la Monnaie, Brussels.