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Moving documentary about the internationally renowned Ballets Russes, composed of a well researched narrative and infused with illuminating, amusing anecdotes from some of the major players. The film maps the company's Diaghilev-era inception in fin-de-siecle Paris to its inevitable swan song, a history which encompasses some of the best known artists of the period including Dame Alicia Markova, Frederic Franklin, Nijinsky, Balanchine, Picasso, Miro, Matisse and Stravinsky. Ballets Russes repres find out more...

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Every year, thousands of aspiring dancers enter one of the world's most prestigious ballet competitions, the Youth America Grand Prix. In the final round, with hundreds competing for only a handful of elite scholarships and contracts, practice and discipline are paramount, and nothing short of perfection is expected. This award-winning documentary follows six find out more...


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Recorded in the San Francisco Opera House in 1988, this performance of Puccini's La Boheme contains an international cast of singers and players, including Italo Tajo and Luciano Pavarotti find out more...

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In 1970, a young farmer named Michael Eavis opened his 150-acre farm to 1,500 people who paid one pound each to watch a handful of pop and folk stars perform all weekend long, and the Glastonbury Festival was born. Julien Temple has spent the past few years collecting footage from every single Glastonbury Festival, ranging from outtakes from the film Nicolas Roeg made about the 1971 event to amateur home videos collected from the attendees themselves. Interweaving images of impromptu art happeni find out more...

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Jack Johnson's first break into the public music arena was when his composition 'Rodeo Clowns' was chosen to be G-ILove and Special Sauce's first single off their 1999 album 'Philadelphonic'. He had long been a huge figure in the surfing world, having been born and raised in Hawaii. He fast became a renowned surfer and scored a pro contract with Quiksilver before he had left high school. His implicit creativity led him to study and graduate with a degree in film at Santa Barbara. This then led t find out more...

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Wiseman spent 3 months in the baroque halls and rehearsal rooms of the Palais Garnier making this beautiful documentary covering the production of 7 different ballets.
If cinema were poetry this would be a Romantic ode. find out more...

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Every year New York City is host to a ballroom dancing competition that leaves all others in the shade, as the children from over sixty schools within the borough enter (with a breathtaking gusto and determination) the world of the Tango. Mad Hot Ballroom is a delightfully engaging documentary, witty, touching and utterly addictive. find out more...
PINA (2011)

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A feature-length dance film with the ensemble of the Tanztheater Wupperta, featuring the unique and inspiring art of the great German choreographer, Pina Bausch, who died in the summer of 2009. Director Wim Wenders takes us on a visually stunning journey: Firstly onto the stage with the legendary troupe and then following the dancers out of the theatre into the city and the surrounding areas of Wuppertal, the place, which for 35 years was the home of Bausch’s creativity. find out more...
RIZE (2005)

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This aggressive and visually stunning dance modernizes moves indigenous to African tribal rituals. Tommy Johnson first created the style as a response to the 1992 Rodney King riots and named it Clowning, a form that was later developed into the movement known as Krumping. Used as a dance alternative to gangs and hustling, troupes paint their faces like warriors and meet to outperform rival gangs of dancers or just to hone their skills. A powerful, hypnotic documentary, and nice to see krumping o find out more...

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Shot by legendary cinematographer Albert Maysles and directed by Jasmine Dellal, this dynamic musical documentary follows, and visits the homelands of, five Gypsy bands, from Romania, Andalucia, Macedonia and Rajastan, that united for the Gypsy Caravan, a six-week sell-out 2001 tour of North America, astounding audiences with a diversity of musical styles that range from Flamenco to Indian folk. A glorious celebration of Romany music and culture. find out more...