Tuesday, June 5

Special Engagements ArchiveDance for World Community Film Program 2018

Dances of Ecstasy

Tickets Available Soon. Tickets $10. No Brattle passes.

Buy Tickets Tickets $10. No Brattle passes.

Presented by José Mateo Ballet Theatre

After the film, join us for a Q&A with special guests:
Margaux Skalecki, medicine dancer, shamanic healer and keeper of the 5 Rhythms Ecstatic Dance Practice, and Alissa Cardone, Associate Professor of Dance at Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

(2004) 58 minutes, Australia
DANCES OF ECSTASY journeys into the mesmerizing world of trance and ecstasy that binds dancers from Manhattan to Morocco. The film explores rituals including Whirling Dervishes from Turkey, Orisha priestesses from Nigeria and Brazil, shaman healers from the Kalahari and Korea, and dancers from around the world. This documentary blends dance rituals, evocative imagery, interviews, and a spellbinding global music soundtrack.

Dance for World Community Film Festival

Monday, June 4 – Wednesday, June 6, 2018

José Mateo Ballet Theatre presents the Dance for World Community Film Program as part of the 10th annual Dance for World Community Festival week. Harvard Square based José Mateo Ballet Theatre curates a 3-day film festival featuring works that explore the intersection of dance and social change around the globe. Visit www.danceforworldcommunity.org for more information.