Five Steps of Butoh / documentary

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Five Steps of Butoh / documentary

Original was uploaded on 2020-07-05


“Butoh” is a contemporary dance movement that started in 60s in Japan. Butoh is the dance of darkness and also an exploration into the unconscious, it is a realm of the imagination and shadows. The documentary explores this dance and the way it might influence on the performer through a dance journey of Olga.

Main character / dancer of butoh – Olga Ikonskaya
Director/Producer – Aleksandr M. Vinogradov
Cinematographer – Ruslan Geraskin
Music by Sergey Suokas
Sound by Boris Kyrishev

– “Grand Prix of the Festival” Telemania Film Festival (Moscow), 2012
– “Best Documentary” Telemania Film Festival (Moscow), 2012
– “Best Cinematography” Telemania Film Festival (Moscow), 2012
– “Best Art Documentary” International Festival Der Profi- und Amateurfilme „MENSCHEN UND LÄNDER“ (Germany), 2012
– Participant of Nachalo Film Festival (Saint-Petersburg), 2012
– Participant of “Point in the endliess universe” Open air cinematography festival (Moscow), 2012
– Nominee for Best Documentary, XXth film festival “Saint Anna” (Moscow), 2013
– VI International DanceFilmFestival Brussels -(Brussels) 2017

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