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Live Performance Captures: Saturday Oct 21st | 2017 SFDFF

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Variety Preview Room, Hobart Building

582 Market Street

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San Francisco, CA 94104

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San Francisco Dance Film Festival brings important new works from Europe to San Francisco for the first time.

Alexander Ekman’s Swan Lake and Midsummer Nights Dream, the Dutch National Ballet’s Mata Hari and The Ninth Symphony by Maurice Bejart will all be screened at the Variety Preview Room.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Live Performance Capture 2017, The Ninth Symphony by Maurice Béjart

Ninth Symphony by Maurice Béjart - 1:00 pm


Germany | 2014 | 88 min| Director: Mari Inamasu | Choreographer: Maurice Béjart

Maurice Béjart's compelling staging of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony has been enchanting audiences worldwide since its inception and its idea of universal brotherhood remains highly topical.




San Francisco Dance Film Festival Live Performance Capture 2017, Midsummer Night's Dream, Alexander Ekman

Midsummer Night's Dream - 3:15 pm


France | 2017 | 97 min | Director: Tommy Pascal | Choreographer: Alexander Ekman

A powerful contemporary piece by Alexander Ekman that explores the energy and the mysteries conjured up by the summer solstice. This vast and ambitious project is danced by the Royal Swedish Ballet and set to music by Mikael Karlsson.




San Francisco Dance Film Festival Live Performance Capture 2017, Mata Hari, Ted Brandsen

Mata Hari - 5:30 pm


Netherlands | 2016 | 115 min | Director: Jeff Tudor | Choreographer: Ted Brandsen

Director and award-winning choreographer Ted Brandsen has taken the turbulent life of the Dutch dancer and spy Mata Hari as his inspiration for a lavish new full-length ballet. A new score has been specially commissioned from GRAMMY nominated composer Tarik O’Regan.




A Swan Lake, Live Performance Capture, San Francisco Dance Film Festival 2017

A Swan Lake - 8:00 pm


Norway | 2014 | 98 min | Director: Jeff Tudor | Choreographer: Alexander Ekman

As a follow-up to Rare Birds by director T.M. Rives, the Festival’s popular 2015 award winner for Best Documentary that took audiences deep into the process behind Swedish choreographer Alexander Ekman’s wild and elaborate production of “A Swan Lake”, SFDFF presents a vibrant capture of the full finished stage work. Never before seen in San Francisco, A Swan Lake has become a sensation in Europe, nominated for the 2014 Prix Benois de la Danse.

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