Dancing Is Living: Benjamin Millepied
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Q&A with Louis Wallecan!
This engaging documentary chronicles Benjamin Millepied (choreographer of Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan), the newly appointed director of the Paris Opera Ballet and founder of L.A. Dance Project, as a globe-trotting ambassador for dance: in rehearsal with his company in L.A., hanging out with Lil Buck, and sharing his ideas about life and dance.
Louis Wallecan, France, 2012, HDCAM, 53m
Italian, French, and English with English subtitles
An intimate look at the historical and cultural roots of the Italian and American kinships with grand opera, featuring profiles of numerous notable figures, from renowned tenor Roberto Alagna to legendary Amato Opera Theatre founder Tony Amato. With the generous support from the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York.