Five Steps of Butoh

17 min.

Butoh is a contemporary dance movement that started in 60s in Japan. Butoh is the dance of darkness and also an exploration into the unconscious, it is a realm of the imagination and shadows. The documentary explores this dance and the way it might influence on the performer.

Directed by Aleksandr M. Vinogradov
Cinematography by Ruslan Geraskin
Music by Sergey Suokas
Sound by Boris Kyrishev  

- “Grand Prix of the Festival” Telemania Film Festival (Moscow), 2012
- “Best Documentary” Telemania Film Festival (Moscow), 2012
- “Best Cinematography” Telemania Film Festival (Moscow), 2012 
- "Best Art Documentary” International Festival Der Profi- und Amateurfilme „MENSCHEN UND LÄNDER“ (Germany), 2012
- Participant of Nachalo Film Festival (Saint-Petersburg), 2012
- Participant of "Point in the endliess universe" Open air cinematography festival (Moscow), 2012
- Nominee for Best Documentary, XXth film festival "Saint Anna" (Moscow), 2013

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