Bournonville & Balanchine
Three films explore the legacy of George Balanchine and August Bournonville.
Saturday, October 13 | 12:00 pm
Variety Preview Room | 582 Market Street | Suite 101 | San Francisco | CA | 94104
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Jewels at 50
United States | 2017 | 23:46 | Director: Lindsay Thomas, Choreographer: George Balanchine
In observance of the 50th anniversary of Balanchine’s Jewels, the film documents four of the original dancers working through rehearsals, lecture-demonstrations and interviews, as they coach the Pacific Northwest Ballet Company.
Denmark | 2017 | 27:19 | Director: Signe Roderik, Choreographer: August Bournonville
Bournonville Today is a tribute to the magnificent ballets of August Bournonville (1805-1879). The film gives an in-depth look at a unique cultural heritage that has been passed on through generations, since the Romantic era.
Lead Dancers Ulrik Birkkjaer (San Francisco Ballet), Susanne Grinder (Royal Danish Ballet), Sorella Englund (Royal Danish Ballet), Ida Praetorius (RDB), Andreas Kaas (RDB) | Producer Michael Abel, Signe Roderik | Production Company The Danish Affair | Director of Photography Jens Maasboel | Editor Anders Jon
The Art Of Silence
Denmark | 2018 | 27:22 minutes | Director: Signe Roderik, Choreographer: Morten Eggert, Lis Jeppesen, Poul-Erik Hesselkilde
An examination of character dance as a key element in classical story ballets, with leading exponent Morten Eggert as guide.
Lead Dancers Lis Jeppesen, Poul-Erik Hesselkilde, Morten Eggert | Producer Signe Roderik | Production Company The Danish Affair | Director of Photography Peter Riis | Editor Michael Abel