This is one of the great musical film classics from Hollywood’s Golden Age, co-directed by the recently deceased Stanley Donen. Before he met an aspiring actress (Debbie Reynolds), silent-screen idol Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) thought he had it all: fame, fortune and success. But when he meets her, he realises that she is what was really missing in his life.
Jérôme Bel, one of Europe's great choreographers, reflects on the political dimensions of dance through some of his most significant shows, including Gala and The show must go on. Videos are currently the medium used by the company for conveying its message to the world, given that, for ecological reasons, it does not travel by plane.
MA is choreographer and dancer Celia Rowlson-Hall’s debut as director. Using movement, the film deconstructs the role of the Virgin Mary with a modern take on pilgrimage. She comes across a world full of both terrifying and sublime characters on her way to the American Southwest, a journey that interweaves rituals and represents the body as sculpture. A cult film that reconsiders the definition of dance film and which won the Choreoscope Exceptional Contribution to Dance Cinema Prize.
The stars of the Bolshoi ballet, Ekaterina Krysanova and Vladislav Lantratov show all their talent in this theatre production based on the love story of Romeo and Juliet. The tragic fate of the young lovers inspired the Soviet composer Prokofiev to create his marvellous score. Krysanova and Lantratov play the young lovers, choreographed by the Russian-American Alexei Ratmansky.
Cendrillon is a ballet-metaphor for Charles Perrault's famous fairy tale Cinderella. The Paris Opera Ballet made this film to pay homage to the production's original director, Rudolf Nureyev.
A documentary on Sol Picó: from the dancer under the spotlight to the behind-the-scenes reality, her daily life at a crucial time in her career, having won the National Dance Prize. It takes a journey through her artistic career, though it also depicts her most personal side, the difficulties of creation and how her career will develop once she turns 50. Choreoscope - Barcelona International Dance Film Festival Programme.
Felicia is a young orphan with huge determination and a single dream: to become a dancer. To make that possible she relies on the help of her great friend Victor, a young inventor with whom she shares many adventures in the magical city of Paris. Animation director Theodore Ty (instrumental in the films Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda) takes part in this exciting comedy of adventures.