Picture: © Universal Pictures International Germany GmbH
at 16.45 h: Live Dance Performance with Austria Tanz Akademie
at 17.00 h: Film Yuli
The film follows the biography of the Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta, a legend in the world of dance. As the first black ballet dancer, he performed in some of ballet’s biggest roles.
But he is a dancer who did not want to dance …
Carlos Acosta, an Afro-Cuban boy growing up in Havana, is nicknamed Yuli by his father. He is a talented dancer and is enrolled in a prestigious ballet school by his parents. The film shows his development from a boy who worries that ballet is “effeminate”, to being one of the world’s greatest performers and directors, and a pioneer among Black dancers.
ESP/UK 2018; 110 min.; Director: Iciar Bollain;
Cast: Carlos Acosta, Santiago Alfonso, Carlos Enrique Almirante, Laura De la Uz, u.a.
Entry: Online Ticket Sale: € 10,00; Box office at night; € 12,00