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Monday, November 28, 19:00, Pro Arte Foundation
Program 5: An evening with Alexander Lyutenkov
Q&A with Alexander Lyutenkov

Alexander Lutenkov
is a documentary filmmaker and scriptwriter who also created several films about dance. Alexander completed over 20 films and was one of the nominees at the scriptwriters' competition "New Times". His film "Gathering at the end of the world" received the BRONZE BEAR prize at the Festival of the Nations in Austria and was an official selection of Videodance Festival in France. Alexander is famous for his articles and publications such as "Sacred Sea" and "Underwater Special Forces". He took part in many theatre and internet projects including performances "STEPS" by Nikolai Ogryzkov and "Two Seasons" by Pascaline Verié. He is the editor of the internet journal "Parallel Journeys" and the founder of the internet projects FOTOBANK ALAN SYDD and

"Modern Dance in Starokonushenii Lane" (45 minutes, 1995, Russia)
dir. Alexander Lyutenkov
chor. Nikolai Ogryzkov

This film-portrait tells the story of Moscow choreographer Nikolai Ogryzkov who founded the very first private modern dance school in Russia. The film follows his entire career – from a dancer of the Igor Moisyeyev folk dance ensemble to the founder of his school. This film is about life in dance and life, which stopped because of the impossibility to dance...

"Gathering at the End of the World" (14 minutes, 1996, Russia)
dir. Alexander Lyutenkov
chor. Frédéric Lescure

This film follows the tour of the Frédéric Lescure dance company (France) in Russia as Lescure is auditioning Russian performers for his performance which has a premiere during the tour.


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