Jiří Kylián, one of the greatest contemporary choreographers, uses the creation and staging of a new piece as an introduction into his special world. For the premiere of the new work, Kylián returned to his native Prague, a city that has been a constant source of inspiration for him; the film also includes sequences from several of Kylián’s signature dance works, including Bella Figura and Petite Mort.
At the Edge of the Scene
Guillaume Paquin | 2012 | Canada | 52m
Guillaume Paquin’s At the Edge of the Scene looks at three Montréal choreographers—Virginie Brunelle, Frederick Gravel and Dave St. Pierre—and reveals the often surprising differences in each artist’s creative process, as well as the different ways their artistic work intersects with their lives.