Queen and Béjart: Ballet For Life + Q&A | Institut français du Royaume-Uni

Wed 12 Sept

Queen and Béjart: Ballet For Life + Q&A

Cert. tbc

Special Screenings

59 mins

in English & French with EN subs

UK | 2018 | dir. Lynne Wake | doc

Queen and Béjart: Ballet For Life explores the story of the extraordinary collaboration between Queen and the visionary choreographer Maurice Béjart, for the creation of the first full-length ballet to rock music. Featuring behind the scenes footage, as well as rare interviews of Maurice Béjart, and Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor, this documentary pays tribute to a generation of artists who died of AIDS in the early 90’s including Freddie Mercury and dancer, Jorge Donn.

Followed by a Q&A with director Lynne Wake

Double bill: talk The Museum Goes Pop (Music) at 6.30pm + screening: £15, conc. £13

See also Dance Broadcast from the Opéra Garnier Thierrée / Shechter / Pérez / Pite

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