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Nureyev program at the Cinémathèque de la Danse

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On March 16 and 17, there will be special Nureyev program in Paris,

organized by the Cinémathèque de la Danse and several organizations

(Rudolf Nureyev Foundation, Cercle des Amis de Rudolf

Nureyev, American friends of the POB...) The full program

is available at:


It will take place at the Cinemathèque in the Palais de Chaillot,

and will include a lot of films.

Sat 16, 7 PM: a short documentary about Nureyev's grave at the

cemetery of Sainte-Geneviève des Bois and a documentary about

his "Bayadère" at the POB (with also the acts II and III

with Guérin, Hilaire and Platel).

Sat 16, 9 PM: MacMillan's "Romeo and Juliet", with R.N.

and Margot Fonteyn, filmed in 1966 with the Royal Ballet.

Sat 16, midnight (well, they obviously haven't thought about

people using the metro): "Swan lake", filmed in Vienna with

Margot Fonteyn in 1966 (Nureyev's version).

Sun 17, 11 AM: "A tribute to Nureyev", documentary by Judith Mackrell,


Sun 17, 12 AM: several short videos, including "Les Sylphides"

(1964, with Fonteyn and the Royal Ballet), "Petrouchka"

(1976, with the POB), "Afternoon of a faun" (1980, with the

Joffrey Ballet),excerpts from "The King and I" (1989).

Sun 17, 3 PM: "Nureyev in Spolete", documentary, 1964.

Sun 17, 4:30 PM: "I am a dancer", documentary, 1973.

Sun 17, 6:30 PM: "The Nutcracker", filmed in 1968 with the Royal

Ballet (with Merle Park), Nureyev's choreography.

Sun 17, 8:30 PM: "Valentino", film by Ken Russell


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