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CINARS press launch

On October 23rd, CINARS announced the lineup for the 15th Biennale of the International Exchange of the Performing Arts during a press conference at the Monument-National theatre in Montréal.

 

Confluences: On the Screen

Real Reality Ballet – The Making of Romeos & Juliets By Moze Mossanen

How do you make a documentary film about the making of a ballet? Better yet, how do you make a ballet film so that a wide television audience will be interested enough to tune in?

Dancefilm rising

A crowded fall festival season didn’t deter Cinédanse Montréal from muscling its way into the field with a four-day run in Septemb…

Gessuri Gaitan: Devining Contemporary and Butoh

Tomorrow in Calgary, Gessuri Gaitan presents Fringe Forms at Dancers’ Studio West. Inspired by his recent studies in Dharamsala, India, and follow…

Roxana: Dance Film by Moze Mossanen

Bravo!FACT recently released excerpts of the 2007 dance film Roxana, written and directed by Moze Mossanen. The work is touted as a film adaptat…

Karen Jamieson Dance: Sisyphus

Recently uploaded to YouTube, Karen Jamieson’s 1983 version of Sisyphus was named one of the ten Canadian Choreographic Masterpieces of the 20th…

Carpe Diem: Dance in a Secret Society

Recently released on YouTube, Carpe Diem is a short contemporary dance film that touches on the dynamics of camaraderie and social pleasures of …

Alan Lake Factori(e) Land: Là-bas,le lointain

- contains nudity -La Rotonde in Québec presents Là-bas, le lointain by Alan Lake Factori(e) Land, a work that explores dance ch…

Pas de Deux: Dance Film

This dance film from the National Film Board of Canada is acclaimed as filmmaker Norman McLaren’s masterpiece. The Scottish-born Canadian animator and…

Street Dance 2: Coming Soon to Movie Theatres

Hitting Canadian movie theatres April 13th, Street Dance 2 brings a bold sequel to the hit movie of 2010, again in 3D. The plot follows street da…

The Chimera Project: I'm Right Behind You

The Chimera Project is in a flurry of activity in Toronto, first through its support of Fresh Blood (March 16th and 17th), which features works b…

Rubberbandance Group: Gravity of Center (short film adaptation)

Rubberbandance Group recently realeased this preview of its short film adaptation of Gravity of Center, directed by Thibaut Duverneix. Premiered…

Guillaume Côté: Lost in Motion

Featured in this short film Lost in Motion, directed by Ben Shirinian, is the physicality, articulation and trace forms of Guillaume Côté, the film…

Amelia: Billy on the Block

The November/December 2011 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes an item about The Evolution of the Pointe Shoe.”Refreshingly, there were …

Canadian wins Dance Your PhD

Emma Ware, a biologist at Queen's University, is one of four winners of Dance Your PhD, an annual contest that asks researchers to...

The Riders: Andrea Gunnlaugson and Denise Clarke

The Riders is a Bravo film by Road Pictures, featuring dancers Andrea Gunnlaugson and Denise Clarke. Filmed in Drumheller, Alberta, the dance is i…

Eryn Waltman: Trust Falls

Check out this video from Eryn Waltman, who recently founded Toronto’s new Conteur Dance Company in September 2011. Derived from the French word meanin…

Noémie Lafrance: Melt

The September/October 2011 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes an interview article with Noémie Lafrance: “Brooklyn-based Canadian chor…

Canadian dancers make on-screen splash

PINA: A 3D Dance Tribute

Another exciting dance film scheduled for Toronto International Dance Festival (TIFF) this month is Wim Wenders’ PINA, a 3D tribute to the late …

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