Courtesy of our friends at Hopscotch Films, Design Federation is giving our readers the chance to win one of Twenty 2for1 passes to see Pina (opening August 18), the amazing new 3d Dance film by Wim Wenders which features Pina Bausch.
‘Dance, dance, otherwise we are lost’. Pina Bausch
PINA is a feature-length dance film in 3D with the ensemble of the Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, featuring the unique and inspiring art of the great German choreographer Pina Bausch, who died in the summer of 2009. PINA is directed by Wim Wenders (Buena Vista Social Club, Wings of Desire), who was a long-standing friend of Pina’s.
Wenders takes the audience on a sensual, visually stunning journey of discovery into a new dimension: straight onto the stage with the legendary ensemble and follows the dancers out of the theatre into the city and the surrounding areas of Wuppertal – the place, which for 35 years was the home of Pina Bausch.
PINA reinvigorates the way 3D film technology can be used. Up until that point, Wenders felt that he had not yet found a way to adequately translate Pina Bausch’s unique art of movement, gesture, speech and music into film. The defining moment came for Wim Wenders when the Irish Rock band U2 presented their digitally produced 3D concert film “U2-3D” in Cannes. Wenders knew immediately: “With 3D our project would be possible! Only in this way, by incorporating the dimension of space, I could dare (and not just presumingly), to bring Pina’s Tanztheater in an adequate form to the screen. ” Wenders began to systematically view the new generation of digital 3D cinema and in 2008 together with Pina Bausch to consider the realisation of their shared dream.
PINA has been lauded by the critics with comments such as “this movie is so beautiful it aches”, “thrilling and revelatory” and “this is the beginning of a whole new use of 3D.”
To enter, simply tell us which of Wim Wenders movies feature Angels. (You are So So close with those Wings of desire)