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Classical music is often thought of as being austere, ponderous and stern. Yet there are examples that were explicitly intended to be the exact opposite. "Carnival of the Animals" is one of those compositions. Regarded as being plain fun by Saint…
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43 mins
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6794
Every existence is pulled between a desire to rise and a fear of falling. We fall asleep, we fall in love, contractions pull us out of the maternal cocoon to confront the hard laws of a terrestrial invisible force. In Skid, human relationship to…
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43 mins
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6518
Together with Hans Haffmans, Dutch radio and television presenter, Bernard Haitink is reflecting on his long career and his life and he is looking forward to the future. The film turns out to be a very moving portrait of a man who can’t enjoy his…
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49 mins
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6432
Shiro Takatani is a Japanese artist, and he is the co-founder and visual creator of the group Dumb Type in 1984, he also became artistic director of the group from 1995 and then started an active solo career in 1998. This documentary biopic focuses…
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52 mins
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6786
They invented wine. They have their own church and pope, the Catholicos. Their capital Yerevan is 2700 years old, their writing culture ancient, the literacy rate at 100 percent. Yet above all, the small country on the sunny side of the Caucasus at…
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52 mins
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6798
Founded in 1959, Cuba‘s leading contemporary dance company has had a profound influence on Cuban dance and dancers. Over the past 53 years Danza Contemporánea de Cuba has evolved into an exotic hybrid of contemporary, classical and Caribbean styles -…
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112 mins
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6511
Nacho Duato composed the one-act ballet White Darkness as a requiem for his sister. The result is a masterpiece which, according to critics, has reached heights deemed hitherto impossible on the landscape of modern arts. In contrast, American…
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74 mins
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6429
A documentary with extraordinary and previously unpublished material about the “world‘s foremost composer of tango music” – Astor Piazzolla. The Argentine bandoneon player and composer Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992) revolutionized the tango. His tango…
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94 mins
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7884
In this mystical, enchanting and hypnotic choreography, Hervé Koubi retraces his own history by relating it to the story of a young boy from a novel by Yasmina Khadra. Together with twelve dancers from Algeria and Burkina Faso, originally street…
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62 mins
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6513
Does tango make one happy or lonely? This is unclear. What is clear is that it is addictive. Singles find people they can embrace. Couples reignite a flare. Tango is a spectacle when mastered, especially as the dancers are exquisitely costumed. Five…
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52 mins
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6792