During the Cassandra Festival, Cinema Galeries will screen three films that tie in with the theme of La Monnaie’s latest opera.
- Tes jambes nues (Vladimir Léon)
17.9 (19:00) • in French, with English subtitles
On a farm in the Vercors region, Jean-Philippe Valla, a farmer and engineer, is developing techniques for self-sufficiency in energy and food. Choreographer Julie Desprairies comes to work with her team. Farming and dancing merge. Working the land and choreographing are looking for a better way of living in the world.
- This is Not a Burial, It is a Resurrection
(Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese)
19.9 (19:00) • in English, with French and Dutch subtitles
When her village is threatened with forced resettlement due to reservoir construction, an 80-year-old widow finds a new will to live and ignites the spirit of resilience within her community.
- Princesse Mononoke (Hayao Miyazaki)
23.9 (15:00) • in Japanese, with French subtitles • 10+
On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.