/ Collaborations / 2019 / ‘The Rite’ a film by Adam Csoka Keller 
29 May 2019


For the 106th anniversary of The Rite of Spring, Culture Device, a group comprised solely of dancers with Downs syndrome, held a 10-week residency at the Royal Opera House, reimagining and reinterpreting this ballet.
When it was first premiered in 1913, the ballet’s groundbreaking composition and choreography provoked a riot in the crowd.


supported by Nowness, Royal Opera House, and Stink Films.

awards
2020 - Portrait of Britain (with British Journal of Photography): Evelyn Bencicova (Winner)
2020 - Athens Fashion Film Festival: Best Music (Winner)
2019 - Fashion Film Festival Milan: Best Photography (Winner)
2019 - CONNECTIONS Creative Awards Milan: Personal (Winner)

screenings
2020 -
Portrait of Britain (with British Journal of Photography): Evelyn Bencicova (Winner 1x)
2020 - Athens Fashion Film Festival: Best Music (Winner 1x)
2019 - Fashion Film Festival Milan: Best Music, Best Production, Best Director, Best Editing, Best Fashion Film, Best Photography (Winner 1x, Nominations 6x)
2019 - CONNECTIONS Creative Awards Milan: Personal (Winner 1x)
2019 - SHOWstudio Fashion Film Awards (in partnership with Harrods)
2019 - Oska Bright Film Festival
2019 - Ciclope Festival: Special Selection Low Budget

director: Adam Csoka Keller
music: João Poppe Toulson
art direction & costumes: Masha Reva
stills photographer: Evelyn Bencicova
director of photography:
Igor Smitka
visual effects artist: Enes Güç
editor:
Nicola Powell
location: Royal Opera House
produced by:
STINK FILMS




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