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Mujeres de Cine: Dancing Beethoven

  • Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain 2801 16th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20009 United States (map)
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As part of Films Across BordersMujeres de Cine Film Seriesreturns to Washington, D.C. to celebrate the best cinema created by Spanish women with the screenings of Most Beautiful IslandJúlia Ist, Dancing Beethoven, and Summer 1993.

Discover the full program of 2018 Mujeres de Cine Film Series in Washington DC, presented by SPAIN arts & culture in collaboration with the National Museum of Women in the Arts and AFI Silver Theatre.

DANCING BEETHOVEN

  • On Thursday, November 29 at 6:45 pm. Free, RSVP required.

  • At the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain, 2801 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

  • Directed by Arantxa Aguirre, Spain / Switzerland, 2016, 79 minutes.

  • In French, Russian, Japanese and Spanish with English subtitles. Watch trailer.

This 2016 documentary by Arantxa Aguirre is an immersive look at the staging of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony by the Béjart Ballet of Lausanne, France. The Béjart troupe dances with the Tokyo Ballet with music by the Philharmonic Orchestra of Israel. The international collaboration creates a spellbinding performance of movements that give physical expression to four movements from Ludwig van Beethoven’s classical masterpiece composed between 1822 and 1824.

Important Information:

  • A reservation on Eventbrite is mandatory, printed tickets are not required.

  • Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • Doors open 20 minutes before posted showtime.

  • Ticket holders should arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the start to guarantee seats.

  • No Late Seating, ticket holders may not be allowed to seat 20 minutes after posted showtime.

  • If you need special assistance, please contact us at contact@spainculture.us.

How to get there: The best way to arrive is by public transportation. The closest Metro station is Columbia Heights (Green and Yellow line). Limited metered and two-hour zoned parking is available in the surrounding neighborhoods. Public parking garage is available at DC USA Shopping Mall (Columbia Heights Metro Station).


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