Ballet Documentary

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Dansaren (1994 Documentary)
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The Dancer follows the young and gifted Katja Björner through years of intensive training at the Royal Swedish Ballet School as she develops into an international ballet star. In HD. (100 mins.)
Director: Donya Feuer
 
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First Position (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows six young dancers from around the world as they prepare for the Youth America Grand Prix, one of the most prestigious ballet competitions in the world. (95 mins.)
Director: Bess Kargman
 
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Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet (2001 Documentary)
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ETOILES: DANCERS OF THE PARIS OPERA BALLET celebrates the legacy of one of the best ballet companies in the world by weaving together rehearsals... (100 mins.)
Director: Nils Tavernier
 
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Ballet 422 (2014 Documentary)
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From first rehearsal to world premiere, Ballet 422 takes us backstage at New York City Ballet as emerging choreographer Justin Peck crafts a new work. (75 mins.)
Director: Jody Lee Lipes
 
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A Life for Ballet (2011 Documentary)
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(95 mins.)
 
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A Beautiful Tragedy (2008 Documentary)
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A documentary about 15-year-old Oksanna who follows her mother's dream to see her become a prima ballerina. (52 mins.)
Director: David Kinsella
 
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Les enfants de la danse (1970 Documentary)
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(11 mins.)
 
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The Children of Theatre Street (1977 Documentary)
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A documentary on the Kirov School of Ballet in Russia, narrated by Princess Grace of Monaco. (90 mins.)
 
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Les tout petits rats de l'opéra (2006 Mini-Series)
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(52 mins.)
 
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Ballets Russes (2005 Documentary)
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Ballets Russes is an intimate portrait of a group of pioneering artists -- now in their 70s, 80s and 90s -- who gave birth to modern ballet. (118 mins.)
 
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LA Group: Pas de Deux (2012 Short Film)
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Callie's 3rd week of dance class at the group center. Relationships are crystallizing and Callie is inspired to teach dancing in couples. Wackiness ensues. (10 mins.)
Director: Gerold Fathom
 
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La danse (2009 Documentary)
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The film follows the production of seven ballets by the Paris Opera Ballet. (159 mins.)
 
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Ballerina (2006 Documentary)
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This documentary gives insight to the lives of five ballerinas, all at different points in their careers. Looking at the operations of the Vagonova Academy and the Mariinsky Theatre, the life of a ballerina is disclosed. (77 mins.)
 
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Pina (2011 Documentary)
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A tribute to the late German choreographer, Pina Bausch, as her dancers perform her most famous creations. (103 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
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And We Will Dance (2009 Documentary)
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And We Will Dance peeks into the lives of incredibly gifted dance students at the UNC School of the Arts... (69 mins.)
Director: Steve Childs
“ Beginning March 27, 2010 the DVD of And We Will Dance will be available for purchase at www.andwewilldance.com. Our film took home the Audience Choice Award at it's premiere for the 2009 Real to Reel International Film Festival. Our Facebook link is http://www.facebook.com/pages/And-We-.... Here you can watch our OFFICIAL 2009 Theatrical Film Trailer. The film is very close to completion. To learn more about this film visit www.andwewilldance.com. Artist Steve Childs has been painting, sketching and photographing dancers for more than twenty-five years. Now, as an independent filmmaker, he is directing a documentary film that has been a dream of his for many years. This film, titled And We Will Dance, allows you to peek into the invisible world behind the curtain - the inspiring lives of a handful of talented dancers from the North Carolina School of the Arts from dorm life to dance studios, audition to final performance. Follow their collaboration in classrooms, dressing rooms, to the stage. Hear these extraordinary young athletes' stories in their own voices, as they are consumed by the need to express themselves physically through dance. This is the first, very early release of the films trailer. We began this film project back in February 2008 and are currently in the post-production stage. If you would like to become a sponsor of the film there will be contact information at www.andwewilldance.com. The music on the trailer is Michael Ramsey's group Pearl Merchant. ” - ursulahemard
 
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Omnibus (1967 TV Series)
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Arts documentary series with concerts and experimental dramatizations.
 
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Felia Doubrovska Remembered: From Diaghilev's Ballets Russes to Balanchine's School of American Ballet (2008 Documentary)
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Felia Doubrovska created the role of the Siren for George Balanchine in his ballet Prodigal Son. This film presents her life and the influence on her pupils of this dancer of classical ballet who was modern before her time. (36 mins.)
Director: Virginia Brooks
 
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Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance (2012 Documentary)
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The Joffrey Ballet: Mavericks of American Dance, narrated by Mandy Patinkin, tells the full story of this groundbreaking company, from their founding in 1956 to the present. (82 mins.)
Director: Bob Hercules
“ clip: http://www.joffreymovie.com ” - ursulahemard
 
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Strength and Beauty (2013 Documentary)
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To give voice to the ballerina, three women from North Carolina Dance Theatre open up about their careers and life choices. (96 mins.)
Director: Chelsea Wayant
“ clip: http://lilaclace.blogspot.com.au/2012/06/strength-beauty-ballet-documentary.html ” - ursulahemard
 
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Ballet High (2009 Documentary)
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Ballet High is a unique window into the world of a group of typical teenagers leading far-from-typical teenage lives... (72 mins.)
Director: Elise Swerhone
“ clip: http://meritmotionpictures.com/portfolio-items/ballet-high/ ” - ursulahemard
 
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TuTuMuch (2010 Documentary)
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Nine girls take part in the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Dancers, the few that make it to the next year, they have the chance to become professional ballet dancers, but the others, they may never get the chance. (83 mins.)
Director: Elise Swerhone
 
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Men in Tights (2003 Documentary)
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Basicly the ever so horrible Prince John decides its a bright idea to take over the the kingdom of Nottingham... (60 mins.)
Director: Southan Morris
“ Clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_JPFKEbCcR0 ” - ursulahemard
 
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Getting to the Nutcracker (2014 Documentary)
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Every Christmas season, The Nutcracker Ballet is performed in cities all over the world. What does it really take to produce this ballet each year... (98 mins.)
 
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Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq (2013 Documentary)
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Of all the great ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq may have been the most transcendent. With a body unlike any before hers... (91 mins.)
Director: Nancy Buirski
 
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Ballet (1995 Documentary)
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(170 mins.)
 
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Béjart Into the Light (2002 Documentary)
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(95 mins.)
 
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Béjart: The Show Must Go On (2009 Documentary)
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The death of the brilliant Maurice Béjart in 2007 is an irreparable loss for the world of Dance. (80 mins.)
Director: Arantxa Aguirre
 
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The Australian Ballet (1990 Documentary)
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(50 mins.)
Director: Brian Douglas
 
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Great Performances: Dance in America (1976 TV Series)
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A documentary crew follows four leading men of American Ballet Theatre to their respective hometowns as they rehearse a newly commissioned work by choreographer Mark Morris.
 
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Dancing for Mr. B: Six Balanchine Ballerinas (1989 Documentary)
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Six of George Balanchine's finest stars, Maria Tallchief, Mary Ellen Moylan, Melissa Hayden, Allegra Kent... (86 mins.)
 
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American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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Born Jerome Wilson Rabinowitz, Jerome Robbins was a dancer and choreographer. Starting his career as a modern dancer... (90 mins.)