Now distributed by EuroArts: Barbarian Nights
Evoking a million years of history through ballet with EuroArts' latest acquisition from Les Films Figures Libres!
Barbarian Nights © Les Films Figures Libres
„Barbarian Nights“ is the second oeuvre of Hervé Koubi with 12 Algerian and Burkinian dancers, selected on an audition in Algeria in 2009. When Koubi speaks of barbarians it is „in it’s historical sense“, and to remind us that the mediterranean regions were traversed and jolted by different conquerors, coming from the East, or the North or the South – and this created at the time more bonds than opposites, more mixtures than divisions, more marriages than murders. To evoke millions of years of history in a ballet choreography is practically impossible and Koubi passes this with excellence.
Original title Les Nuits Barbares
Production year 2017
Video format HD
Production Company Les Films Figures Libres
Director Sonia Paramo
Distribution TV EuroArts Music International GmbH
Distribution VOD EuroArts Music International GmbH
Musical style Classical Music, traditional Algerian tunes
Dance style Ballet
Composer Mozart, Fauré
Choreography by Hervé Koubi
Dance Company Lazhar Berrouag, Nasreddine Djerrad, Faycal Hamlat, Nassim Hendi, Amine Maamar Kouadri, Riad Mendjel, Youcef Ouali, Issa Sanou, Ismail Seddiki, Reda Tighremt, Mustapha Zahem, Adel Zouba
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