Ballets Russes”

Spencer Spring 2008 Film Series

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  • Categories: Film
  • Event posted: Jan. 15, 2008
  • Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014

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For many, modern ballet began with the Ballets Russes of Monte Carlo, originally made up of Russian exiles from the Russian Revolution. This film tells the story of this landmark company with its stars and production as well as the power games, rivalries and tribulations that marked its turbulent history. (2005, 118 minutes, not rated) Click here to view the trailer.This film will be introduced by Joan Stone, KU Lecturer in Dance History and Jerel Hilding, KU Associate Professor and Director of Dance.Shown in conjunction with the exhibitions El Lissitzky: Futurist Portfolios and Reframing Society: Russian Constructivist Photography.


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