Dancing Pina

dir. Florian Heinzen-Ziob / 2022 / Germany / 112min.
The young generation of dancers is rediscovering Pina Bausch’s choreographies. The artists have to experience it anew with their bodies and their stories.

The Semperoper in Dresden, Germany, and the École des Sables near Dakar, Senegal: The projects of the Pina Bausch Foundation show how a young generation of dancers from all over the world is rediscovering Pina Bauschs choreographies. Under the guidance of former dancers from her company, they study Iphigenia on Tauris” and The Sacrifice of Spring”. The dancers have to experience Pina Bausch's choreographies anew with their bodies and their stories. As dancers from street dance, classical ballet, and traditional and contemporary African dance transform Pina Bauschs work, Pina Bauschs choreographies transform the dancers.

112 min
country / year of production:
Germany / 2022
Florian Heinzen-Ziob
Georg Heinzen
Florian Heinzen-Ziob / Fontäne Film
selected festivals and awards:
2022 – DocLisboa, Lisbon
Muse and Inspiration
Chopin’s Nose Award
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