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DANCING DREAMS (photo © Ursula Kaufmann)

In 2008, world famous dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch selected 40 teenagers who had never heard her name to be part of the dance performance "Kontakthof". Within 10 months till the opening night, the young dancers discover Bausch’s genius and their own bodies.

Pina Bausch died in 2009. The film is a testimony of her revolutionary work.
Genre Art, Dance, Educational
Category Documentary
Year of Production 2010
Director Anne Linsel
Screenplay Anne Linsel
Cinematography Rainer Hoffmann
Mike Schloemer
Producer Gerd Haag
Production Company TAG/TRAUM Filmproduktion/Cologne, in co-production with WDR, in cooperation with ARTE
Runtime 89 min
Format 35 mm, color
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Berlin 2010 (Berlinale Special, Generation+), Istanbul 2010, Taipei Golden Horse 2010, Jerusalem 2010, Era New Horizons Poland 2010, SANFIC Santiago 2010, Melbourne 2010, Rio de Janeiro 2010, Montreal Festival of New Cinema 2010, Angers 2012
With backing from German Federal Film Fund / DFFF Deutscher Filmförderfonds, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Minister President of the State of North-Rhine Westphalia, Dr. Werner Jackstaedt Foundation

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