Dances of Ecstasy

Seventh Art Releasing
Show More

Related videos

Of Mind and Music
A lyrical and extraordinarily beautiful story woven together by the music that permeates New Orleans and the jazz that made it famous. Renowned Neuroscientist Dr. Alvaro Cruz returns home from a lecture in Paris and in his absence his mother has succumbed to Alzheimer's disease. As he decides to take…
How to Look at and Understand Great Art
Great art is among the most sublime, meaningful, and redeeming creations of all civilization. Few endeavors can equal the power of great artwork to capture aesthetic beauty, to move and inspire, to change your perceptions, and to communicate the nature of human experience. Great art is also complex, mysterious, and…
Unseen Cinema 7: Viva La Dance - The Beginnings of Ciné-Dance (1894-1946)
VIVA LA DANCE is part of the film retrospective UNSEEN CINEMA that explores long-forgotten American experimental cinema. Dance and film have shared the aspiration to creatively sculpt motion and time. Some of the first films ever made featured Annabelle's skirt dance, hand-painted in glowing colors. Isadora Duncan and Ruth St.…
Babylon Dreamers - Israeli Breakdancers on the Margins of Society
A group of young immigrants in Israel is trying to win the International Breakdance Championship. The intense competition is primary focus of their lives, but as we watch them practice and rehearse we enter a world of crisis and alienation. Mixer, 27, is supporting his young family and trying to…
Anna Karenina
This multiple award-winning Vakhtangov Theatre production of Leo Tolstoy's masterpiece, Anna Karenina tells the story entirely in contemporary dance. In this way, Cholina succeeds in finding the equivalent of Tolstoy's words in harmony and movement, with every gesture holding meaning. The music of Alfred Schnittke helps to reveal the characters…
Country: Portraits of An American Sound - A Photographic History of Country Music
Embark on a visual odyssey through the history of country music as told by legendary artists and captured by elite photographers over 90 years. From the Carter Family to Taylor Swift, the film chronicles country's rise from regional sound to international phenomenon as seen in the evolving image of the…
Dark Night
A haunting, artfully understated critique of American gun culture, Tim Sutton's third feature is loosely based around the 2012 massacre in Aurora, Colorado that took place during a multiplex screening of The Dark Knight Rises. Employing a mesmerizing documentary-style technique and a cast of non-professional actors, DARK NIGHT follows the…
Art 21 - Season 8
PBS
Host Claire Danes presents Season 8 of the acclaimed series ART 21, featuring 16 artists whose work helps us see the world in new and exciting ways For the first time in the show's history, the artists in Season 8 are grouped by the unique and revealing relationships to the…
Stony Island
Filmed on the gritty streets of the south side of Chicago, STONY ISLAND tells the story of Richie Bloom (Richie Davis) -- the only white kid on the block -- as he forms an R&B band with his best friend, Kevin (Edward 'Stoney' Robinson). With the help of their mentor…
Heritage
An epic scale narrative of Australian history from master filmmaker Charles Chauvel (Jedda), HERITAGE spans the earliest days of white settlement in 1788 across some fifty years to the 1930s. The story follows the life experiences of the Morrison and Parry families as they establish themselves within a new and…
The Man from Elysian Fields
In this stirring, star-studded drama, a failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service. He becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer, leading him to experience a rich and lavish world that…
FREE - The Power of Performance
In a city infamous for crime and high dropout rates, the Destiny Arts Center in Oakland, California, provides a safe place for teens to share their stories, build community, and express themselves through dance. Each year, 20 diverse students are accepted into the Destiny Arts Youth Performance Company, where they…