Body cinema: Lodela – experimental dance film | Personal Cyber Botanica

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This is over 26 minutes long but extremely worth it.

“Experimental dance film ‘Lodela’ (1996) by Canadian documentary and experimental film maker Philippe Baylaucq is certainly one of the most successful dance films Canadian cinematography has brought to light…”

“Inspired by the myths of the afterlife, this allegorical dance piece illuminates the soul’s quest by exploring movement and the human body in new and astonishing ways. An evocation of the origins of the world. A hymn to the beauty of the human form. A celebration of movement. A metaphor for life and death. A film without words.”

The dancers are: Jose Navas and Chi Long. I’m having a bit of difficulty finding info on the choreographer Philippe Baylaucq that isn’t French – I’m not proficient – but when I do, I’ll update…

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