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23.06.2014

The Babilée Mystery

Monday, June 23, at the Flux Laboratory 
Doors open at 7 p.m. 
Discussion with Patrick Bensard at 7:30 p.m. 
Screening at 8:00 p.m. 

The Fluxum Foundation is thrilled to see Patrick Bensard, director of the Cinémathèque de la Danse, present his film, “Le Mystère Babilée.” The film retraces the incredible journey of Jean Babilée, an artist forever known as the “enfant terrible” of dance. The film is composed of interviews with the many people who followed the artist along his life’s path: Christian Lacroix, Jean-Paul Goude, Yvette Chauvirée, and Maurice Béjart, and includes various dance pieces. 

About the film: 
“Le Mystère Babilée” (90 min.), 2000 
Writer/Director: Patrick Bensard 
Production: Chaine Muzzik (Bruno Deloye), Lieurac Productions (François Le Bayon, Héléna Van Dantzig) 
With: Jean Babilée, Jean Cocteau, Maurice Béjart, Jean Paul Goude, Christian Lacroix, Leslie Caron, Yvette Chauviré, Nathalie Philippart, Jacqueline Gutman, Brigitte Lefèvre, Michael Barychnikov, Roland Petit. 

 

Jean Babilée par Marc Riboud, 1952
Jean Babilée par Marc Riboud, 1952
Marc Riboud