Evening of Dancefilm with mit Stephanie Thiersch / MOUVOIR at Filmforum im Museum Ludwig
03. October 2021, 19:00
Stephanie Thiersch / MOUVOIR
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Insular Bodies

Germany / Greece 2020, 20′
Direction and choreography: Stephanie Thiersch

What happens when we horizontalize human and biological, flesh and stone, wind, water and hair? “Insular Bodies” draws our attention to the wacky entanglements between the human and the non-human, the living and the non-living, and develops poetic images of an ecology that does not show hierarchies but rather approaches utopian scenarios of consonance.

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Fabien Almakiewicz
Neus Barcons Roca
Alexis “Maca” Fernández
Gyung Moo Kim
Margaux Marielle-Tréhoüart
Manon Parent
Camille Revol
Joel Suárez Gómez
Directed by: Stephanie Thiersch
DoP: Hajo Schomerus
Edit & Postproduction: Julia Franken
Music & Sounddesign: Brigitta Muntendorf
Sound-Assistant: Mats Thiersch
Production dramaturgy: Sabine Toelle
Production Cologne: Tanja Baran, Sarah Heinrich
1. Captain: Dudi Coletti
2. Captain: Francesco di Spezia
Hosted by www.windventures.gr
Filmed on Corfu, Greece / Ionian Sea

Luc in Gendarmerie


Germany 2002, 27′
Direction and choreography: Stephanie Thiersch

At dawn, a café under dark trees. A poet scribbles his vision of utopian love on paper: Georgia. The guests of the café go crazy behind his back. His paranoid vision: at a quay of the Seine, Georgia rises from the water. But before he can touch her, the insignificant gust of wind that is only supposed to send the red paper on its journey brutally blows him onto a barge on the Pont Neuf.

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Since the incident, the ground beneath his feet begins to swim. A foray through surreal imagery in a nocturnal Paris begins. The settings transform into time-independent non-places, places of transfer into another, more real and unbiased existence.
Commissioned by ZDF Theaterkanal and Arte
Cast/Choreography Juan Kruz Diaz de Garaio Esnaola, Alexandra Naudet, Luc Dunberry,
Damien Jalet, Michal Hirsch, Jens Münchow, Mathilde Poymiro, Olivier Schétrit
Music Anthony Moore
Cinematography Javier Ruiz Gomez, Kathy Sebbah
Editing Anja Theismann, Britta Strathmann
A co-production of aquafilm and mouvoir