Event 16

Screening: Dancing Beethoven


Virtual venue: La Cárcel Cinemateca
This fascinating documentary is about the choreographing of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony by the Béjart Ballet Lausanne in 1964. Over the course of the film, viewers will be immersed in the demanding rehearsals and the complex collaboration between the Swiss company, the Tokyo Ballet and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in a fascinating work that managed to create one of the most successful and impactful choreographic events of the 21st Century.

Length: 80 minutes.
Director: Arantxa Aguirre. 2016.
O.V. in English and French with Spanish subtitles.
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