Dance Camera West and Goethe-Institut Los Angeles present:
In Memoriam: Pina Bausch
Saturday,June 12th 2010
Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd/ Westwood, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Info. +1 310 4437000
The German dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch was universally considered the queen of modern dance and a leading influence in the development of the Tanztheater.
On the occasion of the first anniversary of Pina Bausch's passing, Dance Camera West in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles will present two new films about the German dance legend, never before shown in Los Angeles.
Saturday, June 12 @ 4:30 p.m.
Dir. Anne Linsel, Germany, 2006; 44 min. German with English subtitles
Shot in Venice. Lisbon, Brussels, and Wuppertal we follow Pina Bausch as she talks about rehearsals, her pieces (more than 30 by now), her co-productions with other cities and countries and being on tour.
We also hear some of her dancers, the set designer Peter Pabst and costume designer Marion Cito, all of whom have been with Pina Bausch for decades, talking about working with her.
Saturday, June 12 @ 7:00 p.m.
Tanztraeume (Dancing Dreams)
Dir. Anne Linsel, Germany, 2009, 35mm, 92 minutes, German with English subtitles
Marking the last filmed appearance of (…) Pina Bausch, the inspiring "Dancing Dreams" follows a group of Wuppertal teens as they learn Bausch's 1978 piece "Contact Zone" over the course of a year.
Documentary filmmaker Anne Linsel's joyful portrait illuminates the participants' emotional journey as well as the versatility of the choreography. (Variety)
Official Website: http://www.goethe.de/ins/us/los/ver/en6115562v.htm
Added by Goethe-Institut on June 2, 2010