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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, Bournonville & Balanchine, San Francisco Dance Film Festival

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.

Bournonville Today

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

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