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Man and Masque

Synopsis
Activities of the Bauhaus of Oskar Schlemmer included ballet, which was first revealed in 1922 in his ‘Triadic Ballet’. The film shows the ‘Metal Dance’, ‘Space Dance’, ‘Flats Dance’ and the ‘Game of Bricks Dance’. Aims at introducing the student to Schlemmer’s theories about movement in space and movement with colour, creating a dance form that anticipated kinetic art.
Language
English
Country
Germany
Medium
Film; Video; Film. 16mm. sd. col. 28 min. Videocassette. VHS. col. 28 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1968
Availability
out of distribution
Uses
Introductory courses in drama, movement and ballet; also fine art studies, because of the Bauhaus interest.*
Subjects
Dance; Drama
Keywords
ballet; Bauhaus; experimental theatre; Germany; performances; Schlemmer, Oskar

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Distributor

Name

German Film & Video Library

Email
info@ edist.co.uk
Phone
01795 427614
Fax
01795 437988
Address
c/o Education Distribution Service
Unit 2, Drywall Estate
Castle Road
Sittingbourne
ME10 3RL
Notes
rec’d 10/96

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