The Antwerp-based choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui is the son of a Moroccan father and Flemish mother. His choice for a life as an artist caused a breach with his father, who found it decadent. Bearing no malice, Cherkaoui talks about his demanding father, who passed away before his son reaped fame. As a choreographer, he explores his Arab-Flemish identity and looks for a new kinetic language that can bridge different cultures. The documentary follows the preparations and executions of various dance performances.

Credits

Set geluid
Sound Design
Production company
De Familie Film & TV
TV company
NTR TV

Title: De nood aan dansen
Year: 2014
Duration : 58 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2015

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