Tanz & Musical

Tanz & Musical

Musical is not your thing? In this program you will see a selection of artful choreographies and musical performances that stand out from traditional styles and find their very own language. Whether contemporary, neoclassical or postmodern, this program surprises in its genre diversity and its unconventional way of telling stories. Be inspired and excited by the creativity of these films.

Friday, 17. Mar 2023 // 21:00 Uhr @ W1 – Zentrum für junge Kultur Theatersaal
Monday, 20. Mar 2023 // 19:00 Uhr @ W1 – Zentrum für junge Kultur Theatersaal

France / Germany 2022, color, 5 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Maxime Mathieu Quiroga
Production: Maxime Mathieu Quiroga
The short dance film presents a pas de deux interpreted by two professional dancers. It tells the story of a romantic encounter evoking the theme of separation and was entirely filmed in the «Carrières de Lumières» in Les Baux de Provence.

Samba **TT**
Germany 2022, color, 2 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Klaus Schreier
Production: Klaus Schreier
Found footage about an adventure in Rio.

Rhythm of Belongingness
Germany 2022, black & white, 3 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Mustafa Karadag
Production: Mustafa Karadag
Fragment of two different love stories and the boundaries of belongingness.

Songs of a Caretaker
Germany 2021, color, 30 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Pascal Schuh
Production: Nina Sophie Bayer-seel, Sebastian Herbst
The shy Hugo is a caretaker in an old prefabricated building. It’s where he feels at home, is appreciated by the residents and sings his songs in the corridors. As dramatic changes make the house feel more and more cold, Hugo grows uncomfortable in his home. Similarly distraught is Johanna, who lives in a bus parked out front and faces racism and sexism on a daily basis. The two grow closer – sharing a sense of not quite belonging and, above all, a love of music.

The Most Beautiful in the Meadow
Germany 2021, color, 1 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Giulia Falciani
Production: Christina Demenshina
Who is the most beautiful in the meadow? In a whirling dance, the Alpine flowers show all their beauty and diversity.

Denmark / Germany 2022, color, 15 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Hilke Rönnfeldt
Production: Sidsel Filipsen, Laura Valentiner-bohse
When she discovers a mysterious crack in the fundament of her workplace at the Copenhagen Opera, cleaner Angeli goes on alert and sets out on a Kafkaesque odyssey for help: No one in the building listens to her, everyone follows the motto ‘the show must go on’ by heart. The water keeps rising and Angeli has to find a way to make her voice count in this supernatural doomsday musical.

Saint-Louis on the move
Belgium / Senegal 2022, color, 32 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Kita Bauchet
Production: Ajc Atelier Jeunes Cinéastes, Alioune Diagne, Kita Bauchet
The result of a collaboration between the Senegalese dance company Diagn’art and the Belgian and Swiss artists Kita Bauchet and Stéphanie Pfister, the film presents a subjective sketch of the city. An exploration of Saint-Louis through 2 dancers and 2 cameras, on Siegfried Canto’s music, that highlight the cities energy and the fierce creativity of its youth.

the occurrence of colours by night
Germany 2022, color, 5 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Sophie Lenglachner
Production: Lydia Flössel, Sophie Lenglachner
The dystopian genderfluid fashion of textile artist Sophie Lenglachner focuses on the beauty of darkness and reflective shimmers of light. The textile as a canvas leaves its state as an inanimate object to conquer a ruinous industrial landscape.