Friday, August 24, 2012

PAST: FILM: Screening of "Ballets Russes" at the National Gallery of Art East Building on SAT, August 24th from 2:30pm - 4:30pm, Free

Image courtesy Zeitgeist Films 
Screening of Ballets Russes at the National Gallery of Art
Saturday, August 24th
2:30pm - 4:30pm
(Dan Geller & Dayna Goldfine, 2005, 35 mm, 118 min)

From the Diaghilev-era early years in turn-of-the-century Paris, to the American tours of the 1930s and 1940s when the troupe amazed nave audiences with sophisticated artistry, to the final downfall in the 1950s and 1960s, Ballets Russespresents rare interviews and dance footage in a compelling portrait focusing on the history of Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.

National Gallery of Art
401 Constitution Avenue, NW
East Building Concourse, Auditorium
Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial

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