The festival l’art difficile de filmer la danse focuses on the specific relationship between dance and film. The festival aims to be an international platform for choreographers, filmmakers and programmers and has the ambition to promote a selection of dancefilms in Belgium and abroad.
The festival is spread over several days in several different venues. The meeting point of the festival during is Danscentrumjette.
For the historical dance films each year another theme is chosen. In previous editions the American (2012), Belgian (2013), French (2014), German (2015), Dutch (2016), British (2017), Italian (2018), Swiss (2020) dance films were on the program. In 2019 a Retrospective of the seven previous editions were presented.
For the recent dance films a selection of the international recent, contemporary dance films and documentaries, submitted by filmmakers, choreographers and visual artists and made during the past two years is on the program. The curators of the international dancefilmfestival Brussels l’art difficile de filmer la danse are Stefanie Bodien and Wolfgang Kolb. The producer is Redorangeproductions in structural partnership with Danscentrumjette, .
The recent part of the festival is postponed to 2022.