The themes of the digital revolution – completing the 3-year editions dedicated to live in the Internet age, and the art of dance exploration are the backbone of the 13th edition of Biografilm, in Bologna from June 9th to 19th, 2017.
The festival will be featuring many previews, such as L'Opéra by Jean-Stéphane Bron, Relève-Histoire d'une création about the choreographer Benjamin Millepied, Move! Dance your Life a poetic dance-step journey through the world, and La Danseuse by Stépanie Di Giusto on the life of the dancer Fulle whose famous 'serpentine dance' was the origin of the revolution leading to modern dance. Two special previews are in the section International Competition: Nothingwood by Sonia Krnoiund on the life of Salim Shaheen, the eclectic director-writer-producer of the Z series, and Amazona by Clare Weiskopf, a captivating reflection about family relationships. Other sections of Biografilm Festival are: Biografilm Europa, Contemporary Lives, New Italian authors, Biografilm Italy dedicated to the Italian produced and co-produced documentaries. Biografilm Art and Biografilm Music mainly focus on the theme of dance with important films such as Manifesto, by Julian Rosefeldt, where the actress Cate Blanchett preforms 13 different characters - Read more about the films of Biografilm 2017
Besides, the Festival programme is also noted for its concerts, culinary events, cultural debates and for the many cinema tributes siding the main sections (8 in total).
In the same period, from June 1st to 21st,Biografilm Park - the outer space of Biografilm Festival at Parco del Cavaticcio, offers a rich programme of free concerts – such as Cody Chesnutt, Cristina Donà, Angela Baraldifollowed bySoko's djset, Dente, and Zen Circus, as well as afternoon activities for children. The music may be enjoyed alongside a quality gastronomic selection of Biografilm Food District and the exclusive culinary events of Biografilm Food Academy.
Cinemas and places of the festival: Cinema Arlecchino-Biografilm Hera Theatre (Via Lame, 57) Cinema Lumière (Via Azzo Gardino,65) Cinema Jolly (via Marconi 14) Cinema Europa (via Pietralata 55/a) Parco del Cavaticcio - Biografilm Park Sympò (via delle Lame 83) - Biografilm Food Academy Oratorio di San Filippo Neri (via Manzoni 5) – Biografilm Talk Dipartimento Musica e Spettacolo DMS | Laboratorio delle Arti dell’Università di Bologna (Piazzetta Pier Paolo Pasolini 5/b) – Bio To B
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