BARE//Chéries-Chéris 2020


15 Nov 2020 21:40
→ 15 Nov 2020 23:30
mk2 Beaubourg
50 rue Rambuteau - Paris
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DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION

BARE

Belgium. 2020. 94 '. Documentary. VOSTF. Forbidden - 12 years old.
Director and Editing: Aleksandr M. Vinogradov

Eleven naked men audition and rehearse for the premiere of the new dance piece by Belgian choreographer Thierry Smits, Anima Ardens.

What if the last territory where we could be ourselves and have complete freedom was our own body? This hypnotic documentary traces the preparations for an avant-garde piece steeped in dark, primary rituals with 11 dancers performing entirely naked on stage. Breathtakingly beautiful, the performance celebrates the male body in all its complexity, power and vulnerability…. A vibrant and unconventional work that invites the viewer to question the under-representation - even the taboo - of male nudity in the performing arts.

Sunday Nov. 15 9:40 p.m. ›› MK2 Beaubourg
Saturday 21 Nov 7:50 pm ›› MK2 Beaubourg