The Mechanical Ballet


Shot inside a factory which makes pointe shoes for ballet dancers, the film reveals the different steps of the shoes’ creation, highlights the gestures of the workers, and explores their relationship with the machines and the sounds they create.

Expanding SFDFF’s reach this year by partnering with other organizations and art galleries, The Mechanical Ballet will be screened at a dedicated screen/kiosk in the lobby of San Francisco Ballet, running on a continuous loop from October 1 – 23, 2016.

Co-presented by San Francisco Ballet

October 1 – October 23, 2016

8:00am – 8:00pm Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm Saturday & Sunday
San Francisco Ballet, 455 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 | MAP

San Francisco Dance Film Festival, Mechanical Ballet

The Mechanical Ballet (Le Ballet Mécanique)
(France, 2013) 22:00
Director: Lorraine Féline
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Additional Credits

Producer Lorraine Féline | Production Company Lorraine Féline | Director of Photography Lorraine Féline | Sound and Mixing Sound Cyril Harrison

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