The Birth of venus
saturday, September 28, 2019 at 12:15pm
Once upon a time, there was a goddess of enchanting charms and beauty.
Born from the waves of the Ocean, Venus lies on the sand like a shell, completely naked. Her body slowly comes back to life such as a wounded bird. Swaying on the wet sand, she reaches for the Ocean, in an intimate and animal dance.
Meet the filmmakers
WRITER - Virginie Kahn
DIRECTOR - Virginie Kahn
PRODUCER - La Fabrique de la Danse
CHOREOGRAPHER - Marie Simon
Virginie Kahn has been an artistic director in press and communication agency for 15 years. In the meantime, she pursued a career as a live show photographer.
In 2009, she directed Danse danse danse,a first documentary self-produced. In 2012, she directed for the French-German TV channel Arte Le Grand saut,a documentary about childhood, commitment and passion for dance.
In 2014, she writes and directs Ligne de protection, a first short fiction movie, on combating gender-based violence.
She is currently writing two features films scripts and adapting a novel for the screen.
At the same time, she is working on a short movies collection, Jardins d’Illusion, in cooperationwith choreographers.
The Birth of Venus is the third short of the collection after She-Wolf(La Louve) and Trìptico.