What to Watch

What to Watch | 22 March 2021

Here is a new list of inspiring dance films to watch this week.

Under 5 Minutes

1. Tell No One - Mine

A troupe of contemporary dancers engage in an elegant game of chase in Mine, a film by director duo Tell No One AKA Luke White and Remi Weekes. The filmmakers have created an interactive, motion-touch short where half a dozen underwear-clad performers are styled in designer clothes by Louis Vuitton, Kenzo, La Perla, Maison Martin Margiela and Bottega Veneta.


In Case You Missed It

2. Breakin' Convention - BGirl Logistx

Breakin’ Convention profile the work of BGirl Logistx, rising star of the Los Angeles dance scene. Here, she shows her skill and creativity in the foyer at Breakin’ Convention on 2019.


Dance On Screen

3. Nureyev and Dowell in Valentino

Now for a piece of classic cinema. Rudolf Nureyev and Anthony Dowell dance a delightful duet in Ken Russell’s Valentino. Ballroom never looked so stylish!


Created in Quarantine

4. Saffron Mustafa & Renée Bellamy - a portal that is the time we have shared

This short film was created in lockdown as part of Siobhan Davies Dance’s Next Choreography festival, an annual event celebrating the young choreographers who have been supported by this year long programme.


Feature Length

5. New York City Ballet - Water Rite

Jamar Roberts’ first work for New York City Ballet is a solo dance created for Corps de Ballet Member Victor Abreu, set to music by Ambrose Akinmusire performed by NYCB Orchestra musicians. Keep watching to the end for a post performance discussion with Jamar Roberts and dancer Victor Abreu.


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