Cinema opens its doors to all other disciplines: theater, dance, photography, literature, contemporary art.
This documentary uses essays, photographic self-portraits, texts, and videos from the personal journal of Angélica Lidell, a free artistic universe, radical and poetic, and tormented by loneliness, sex, love, beauty, and death.
In the mythical rehearsal rooms of Havana’s Grand Theater, Amanda and Viengsay put great effort to their demanding routine. Their moves and their aspirations echo those of their predecessor, Alicia Alonso, the prima ballerina, unbeatable at 90.
Gyula Kosice is a myth of contemporary art. At 91, he’s making new works and insists on the idea of exhibiting them at Paris’ Pompidou Center.
Buenos Aires, 1984. The democratic euphoria taints everything with a multi-colored optimism. Meanwhile, a group of young people is getting ready to intervene public areas and provoke viewers.
Bailey and Barbato encourage the audience to closely observe the work of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, known for his explicit images of genital organs and sadomasochistic acts, showing they still have the power of provoking, seducing and getting people furious.
In 2011, Brookner started a project whose goal was to find and restore the films and archive footage of his late uncle –his earliest cinematic influence–, director Howard Brookner. This is his tribute to him, through the access to a treasure made of home movies and family photos.