The Odor of Elephants after the Rain


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A question to Thierry Smits, choreographer of Cie Thor, about filming "Toumaï"

"I think it is necessary to make space for extremely dark and depressing proposals (...)"


Maqamat Beit El Raqs
Mercat de les Flors
Relais Culture Europe
CND - Centre National de la Danse
Citerne Beirut
CCN2 - Centre Chorégraphique National de Grenoble
Maison de la Culture d'Amiens
Sareyyet Ramallah
Roberto Cimetta Fund
Cinedans Fest
Prefet de la Region Auvergne Rhone-Alpes
Ville de Lyon

Supported by

Ministère de la Culture
Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie
Arab Fund for Arts and Culture
Al Mawred


Saadallah & Loubna Khalil Foundation

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