Since its creation, the festival has received over 1 800 films from 55 countries !
You will find below this exceptional year's edition, divided into two original programs.
After each screening, the audience will be invited to vote for its favorite film, in order for one of the films to receive the 2021 Audience's Choice Award from the festival.
Program 1 - Saturday July 3rd, 17h
French film that explores the connection between heaven and earth, the divine and the material, through the practice of pole dancing.
A film full of grace and beauty shot at the top of a mountain. To leave you speechless!
Australian film which shows all the beauty of the male body in movement through 3 athletic and captivating sections.
This film is a journey towards the quest for perfection and surpassing oneself.
Américain film about Japanese American dancer Kayoko Everhart.
This portrait is an invitation to discover the life of the principal dancer of the Compañia Nacional de Danza in Spain.
IN YOUR ARMS
Argentinian film taking us into an old milonga in Buenos Aires, to the rhythm of the unleashed bodies of two tango dancers who give free rein to their impulses, in the arms of the person with whom they aspire to be.
Medvedofsky Damian Emilio
Kurdish documentary that shows the daily life of a family who wants to run a dance school in Kurdistan, despite threats, lack of resources and lack of premises.
Indeed, classical dance is prohibited in Kurdistan.
Mazin M Sherabayani
French film inviting to discover Polynesian dance following the frantic footsteps of two dancers who came from French Polynesia to Paris especially for this last dance.
LE VOYAGE DANS
Israeli film taking place in an enchanting universe where the dancer can free her art from the laws of gravity.
LE VOYAGE IN THE MOON is a visual film in which aesthetics take a predominant place.
Dutch film about the course of life. We dance a powerful life path in which experiences from the past and memories of the future emerge to come together in the present moment.
Dance collective Arnhemse Meisjes
Greek film putting hip-hop in the spotlight through the story of an outcast who fights against his condition and his place in society.
BETWEEN NO BORDERS
German film that wishes to adapt dance to the screen through the portrait of a dancer who seeks his place and wonders where his "home" is.
The film is punctuated by a poem and a philosophical approach to what a "home" is.
Russian film presenting a woman who offers her dance steps as she offers her heart, to the man who will be most able to deserve them.
THE STOP has been shown around the world and won numerous awards
Program 2 - Sunday July 4th, 18h30
Screening followed by a Q&A with some of the film directors and dancers
Finnish film that shows the evolution of living and moving bodies in a concrete and frozen universe, through an athletic and original dance.
ALTA has won awards and been presented in many international festivals
American/Polish film that invites us on an individual's spiritual journey, from the evolution of consciousness to the connection with his environment
REBIRTH has won awards and been presented in many international festivals
Łukasz Zięba & Andrzej Belina Brzozowski
British film portrait of dancer, teacher and choreographer Elsa Perez, originally from South Africa.
GET RIEL has been presented in numerous festivals in the USA and UK.
Will Barnard & Moira Rowan
Greek film about the life of a young man whose memories of his past resurface and make him relive painful family situations of his childhood.
WATING FOR COLOR
American/Bulgarian dance documentary film revealing the harsh reality of LGBTQ + persecution in the Chechen region of Russia.
The film was inspired by the testimonies of 33 people who suffered torture and arrests in 2017.
BLOOM ON TIPTOE
Korean film in support of women who struggle with their personal or social situation, in the hope of encouraging them to come out of it.
BLOOM ON TIPTOE has been presented in many international festivals.
German film in which a man finds himself alone and forgotten, in a room. In this state of loneliness, he is completely himself.
Sensitive to music, he plays with light and space and then abandons himself to movement.
BETWEEN THE LINES
American film putting classical dance in the spotlight through a graphic and colorful production.
In a state of isolation, the dancer looks for a way out. What if what kept her from getting out was none other than her own barriers?
Jen Guy Metcalf
This time, Felix is risking a lot. The director summoned his mother and threatened to deny him the access to the establishment.
But what could Felix have done? And what kind of establishment is it exactly?
MOVEMENT IN STRUCTURE
American film exploring the relationship between a dancer and the space in which he performs.
Filmed at Boston Center for the Arts, choreographed and performed by John Lam (Boston Ballet dancer).
French movie. Aïpeur Foundou is a Congolese dancer/choreographer. In the middle of some popular districts of Brazzaville, he shows us a possible way towards freedom.
Film punctuated by a poem by Ronan Chéneau.