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3D The New Dimension: Pina 3D

Fri, Feb 17 / 7 pm
Directed by Wim Wenders
2011, Germany & France, 103 min

Although since the advent of Digital 3D it has typically been used as a gimmick in Hollywood blockbuster films, some of the most innovative experimenters of the cinematic form have been pushing 3D in new directions. With the recent installation of a state of the art 3D digital system in  Cinematheque, we present some mind-bending explorations including one historic classic.

Wim Wenders, the legendary director of Paris, Texas and Wings of Desire created a beautiful film with the ensemble of the Tanztheatre Wuppertal featuring the unique and inspiring art of the great choreographer Pina Bausch, who died in 2009. Wenders takes the audience on a sensual visually stunning journey into a new dimension – straight onto the stage with the legendary ensemble. The film then follows the dancers out of the theater into the city and the surrounding areas of Wuppertal.

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Coda 3D / Directed By Martine Époque & Denis Poulin, 2014, Canada, 10 min /  In this technically and formally innovative film, luminous bodies in the infinite space of the cosmos transform and evolve to the rhythms of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring.

Generously sponsored by IATSE 856. 

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Reviews

Perhaps his most exhilarating film since Buena Vista Social Club…playful…thrillingly unpredictable, sensual and visually stunning. - California Film Institute
 
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