Choreographer Gregory Maqoma's explorative and transformative film Retrace-Retract explores life in Soweto.
Gregory Maqoma’s specially commissioned International Festival film, Retrace-Retract, captures the sense of a place battling with its own economic transformation and explores the differences and dynamics of cultures, traditions, hierarchies and dreams.
Dancing in the Streets is a series of films from the streets of cities around the world. Edinburgh International Festival has commissioned four of the world’s most acclaimed choreographers, Alice Ripoll from Rio de Janeiro, Omar Rajeh from Beirut, Gregory Maqoma from Soweto and Janice Parker from Edinburgh, to create short films with their dancers, responding to the past year and reflecting on their relationship with their home cities.
This is a digital performance that will be available to watch online from 20 August at 7pm to 18 September at 11.59pm. Please book a free ticket to watch this performance at home.
Gregory Maqoma Choreographer
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