Closing the Francophonie Film Festival, the projection of Polina, danser sa vie, a film by French director Valerie Müller and French contemporary dancer and choreographer Angelin Preljocaj, is a highlight of the festival. Starring Anastasia Shevtsova, Alexeï Gouskov and Juliette Binoche, it is an adaptation from the acclaimed graphic novel Polina by Bastien Vivès, who is also a scriptwriter of the film.
Come to the Coolidge Corner Theater on Thursday, March 30th at 7PM to see the first screening of Polina, danser sa vie in the United States! 

Polina, danser sa vie

Directors: Valérie Müller and Angelin Preljocaj
Actors: Anastasia Shevtsova, Veronika Zhovnytska, Juliette Binoche

Moscow, early 90s. Polina, aged 8, is a gifted ballerina. From a modest background she joins the prestigious school of Professor Bojinsky, who trains dancers for the Bolshoi. He immediately grasps her tremendous potential and makes her work so hard that at only 18 her dream finally comes true and she enters the prestigious Bolshoi. This is when she meets Adrien, a charming French dancer. He will help her to discover not only love but, more importantly, a new form of dance, more contemporary and expressive, a kind of dance that will change her life forever. From Moscow to Aix-En-Provence and Antwerp, from success to disillusion, we follow Polina's incredible destiny. 

Q&A with Florimond Lorieux

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Join us after the film for a talk with Florimond Lorieux (a French classical dancer, soloist at the Boston Ballet) where he will be sharing his experience and impressions about the film. Lorieux will also be answering some questions during a Q&A.

General Admission: $9. Click HERE to buy tickets!
 
This event is organized in partnership with the French Cultural Center and the Brookline Booksmith Library.
Coolidge Corner Theatre 290 Harvard St., Brookline, MA

Francophonie Film Festival: Polina, danser sa vie

When
March 30th,2017 at 7:00PM
Where
Coolidge Corner Theatre
290 Harvard St., Brookline, MA

Closing the Francophonie Film Festival, the projection of Polina, danser sa vie, a film by French director Valerie Müller and French contemporary dancer and choreographer Angelin Preljocaj, is a highlight of the festival. Starring Anastasia Shevtsova, Alexeï Gouskov and Juliette Binoche, it is an adaptation from the acclaimed graphic novel Polina by Bastien Vivès, who is also a scriptwriter of the film.
Come to the Coolidge Corner Theater on Thursday, March 30th at 7PM to see the first screening of Polina, danser sa vie in the United States! 

Polina, danser sa vie

Directors: Valérie Müller and Angelin Preljocaj
Actors: Anastasia Shevtsova, Veronika Zhovnytska, Juliette Binoche

Moscow, early 90s. Polina, aged 8, is a gifted ballerina. From a modest background she joins the prestigious school of Professor Bojinsky, who trains dancers for the Bolshoi. He immediately grasps her tremendous potential and makes her work so hard that at only 18 her dream finally comes true and she enters the prestigious Bolshoi. This is when she meets Adrien, a charming French dancer. He will help her to discover not only love but, more importantly, a new form of dance, more contemporary and expressive, a kind of dance that will change her life forever. From Moscow to Aix-En-Provence and Antwerp, from success to disillusion, we follow Polina's incredible destiny. 

Q&A with Florimond Lorieux

Image associée
 

Join us after the film for a talk with Florimond Lorieux (a French classical dancer, soloist at the Boston Ballet) where he will be sharing his experience and impressions about the film. Lorieux will also be answering some questions during a Q&A.

General Admission: $9. Click HERE to buy tickets!
 
This event is organized in partnership with the French Cultural Center and the Brookline Booksmith Library.
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