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Bolshoi Babylon: watch the trailer for the documentary about troubled times at Russia's celebrated ballet company

Watch the trailer for Bolshoi Babylon, which follows a year in the life of the famed Russian institution. The 2013-14 season the film covers is, however, no ordinary year: the Bolshoi’s ballet director Sergei Filin was recovering after an acid attack, and dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko was arrested for …

Russia

Le Saut Infini

Woody Allen & Ginger Rogers on the Colorization of Black-and-White Films (1987)

Ballet Evolved - The first four centuries

The glorious folly of dance on film

From Singin' in the Rain to The Full Monty and Strictly Ballroom, dance films celebrate our human capacity for improvised, limitless joy<p>In <i>As You Like It</i>, melancholy Jacques asserts: "I am for other than dancing measures." It's bewildering to discover that every Shakespeare play, including <i>King Lear</i>, …

All dance, all the time.

In Your Heart <br>November 21, 2016 | Jandhpat | More on General<p>This is a contemporary solo performed by Shelby Patterson at Nuvo, which was …

Dance

My magic moves

Kenichi Ebina moves his body in a manner that appears to defy the limits imposed by the human skeleton. He combines breakdancing and hip-hop with …

It's Awesome 'Cos It's Backwards - A Joseph Simons film

LION - NIGHT AND DAY by Fountain 3 Films

Movies that made moves: five of the best dance shows based on films

As the Gene Kelly classic An American in Paris makes it to the stage, we celebrate some other big-screen stories with unexpectedly light feet • How Christopher Wheeldon adapted An American in Paris<p>Christopher Wheeldon’s dance version of the 1951 MGM movie An American in Paris has opened – in the …

Datebook: Word paintings, dance on film, and art about roller skating

Paintings that echo a half-century-old accusation. Photographs of forgotten corners of the L.A. landscape. The early work of a multimedia artist who fused film and dance. And a show that is all about roller skating. I’m currently running around South America, but here are four things you can do in …

Los Angeles

Freida Pinto On The 'Extreme Ecstasy' Of Her Politically-Charged Dance Film

Some life stories seem fated for Hollywood.<p>"Desert Dancer" tells the extraordinary tale of Iran's most famous living dancer, Afshin Ghaffarian, who fled his country during the Arab Spring to freely practice his art in Europe. The semi-biographical movie stars Reece Ritchie as Ghaffarian, and opens …

Luscious New Dance Film Toasts 75 Years of American Ballet Theatre

American Ballet Theatre dancer Alicia Alonso in "Swan Lake," 1945. (Photo by Maurice Seymour)<p>A voluptuous new dance film airs Friday on PBS stations nationwide, timed to coincide with American Ballet Theatre's 75th anniversary celebration, and the opening of its season at the Metropolitan Opera …

This Guy Filmed Himself Doing The Same Dance In 100 Different Locations

The best tour of Chicago ever!<p>The guy who filmed himself doing the same <i>Napoleon Dynamite</i> routine for 100 days straight is back! And this time he’s dancing all over the place!<p>Our boy Matt Bray is finally back, y’all!<p>He’s dancing in libraries and next to urinals! This kid is unstoppable.<p>And check out …

The Happiest Strippers In Film History Dance Through 'Magic Mike XXL'

Pinpointing the most important conversation in <i>Magic Mike XXL</i> is, admittedly, a little like pinpointing the most important zoological computer model in <i>Jurassic World</i>, but let's do it anyway.<p>The most important conversation in <i>Magic Mike XXL</i>, a joyfully raucous follow-up to 2012's moodier, indie-er</i> …

Matt Bomer

The Coolest Dance Sequences in Cinema [Sponsored]

We’re suckers for a good dance sequence. But in compiling this list, we tried to avoid straight-up movie musicals and dance films (your West Side …

Silver Linings Playbook

DIABLO BALLET'S DANCE ON FILM CONTINUES WITH THE MGM CLASSIC "FUNNY FACE"

Diablo Ballet in conjunction with the Lafayette Library & Learning Center, Lamorinda Weekly and the Lafayette Community Foundation continue the popular Dance on Film summer series on Thursday, July 10th at 6:30 PM, with the one of the finest movie musicals of all time, "Funny Face". The legendary …

Dance

Why don't we remember Dirty Dancing as the feminist, sex-positive film it is?

Welcome to the second annual Verge Hack Week. We're totally blowing up our site: we've given our reporters and editors the entire week to play with new tools and experiment with new storytelling ideas, while members of our amazing product team have gathered in New York to help build all sorts of …

Women's News

Operatic dance performance filmed inside CERN

CERN's Large Hadron Collider is a site of wonders. It's world's largest particle accelerator -- in fact the largest machine on Earth -- where researchers are seeking answers to some of the deepest mysteries of time and space, on some of the tiniest particular scales imaginable.<p>And now, it's also …

Dancing

Movie Review: ‘Breaking Through’ Street Dance Film

As a former dancer and dance teacher, I’m a connoisseur of the dance film – even the bad dance film. If the dance sequences are good, I forgive the …

Dance

YouTube, Awesomeness Films announce first feature film, Dance Camp

After striking a partnership earlier this year to create feature films, YouTube and Awesomeness Films have announced that they’re starting production on their first movie together: <i>Dance Camp,</i> a teen drama starring Nadji Jeter (<i>Grown Ups</i>) and YouTube and Vine stars Meg DeAngelis and Jake …

You Tube

13 Spooky Film Scenes That Reveal the Terrifying Power of Dance

Most are familiar with the famous cinematic dance sequences — your <i>Risky Business</i>es, your <i>Footloose</i>s, your <i>Do the Right Thing</i>s —that are prone to get …

Human Anatomy

The New Michaela DePrince Movie Is Going To Be Awesome

Many of us first fell in love with Michaela DePrince after seeing her onscreen. The 2011 Youth America Grand Prix ... The post The New Michaela …

Mariah Carey

Moving Athens

Europe

The South Africa dance film making waves

Media playback is unsupported on your device<p>South Africa has produced its first dance movie called Hear Me Move.<p>The film, which is a combination of local and US dance, has been screened in Cannes, Toronto, and at cinemas across the the UK. It has just opened in South African cinemas.<p>The BBC's Pumza …

South Africa

Here's The Dance Opera That's Being Filmed Inside CERN's Large Hadron Collider

If Neil deGrasse Tyson's version of "Cosmos" hasn't convinced you of the beautiful drama hidden within the scientific community, perhaps this dance opera -- filmed inside CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Switzerland -- will twist your arm in the right direction.<p>The gorgeous film project, …

Three jailed in Russia for dance video filmed at Novorossiysk war memorial

Women, youngest of whom is 18, placed under administrative arrest after using a second world war monument as backdrop for promotional music video<p>A teenager has been jailed for 15 days and two other women for 10 days after they filmed themselves dancing near a second world war monument in the …

Russia

It's good that dance-based films are being made: Madhuri Dixit

<b>Mumbai:</b> Actress Madhuri Dixit is happy to see that dance-based films are being made in India and is looking forward to choreographer-director Remo …

Dancing