Elvira Lind
Bobbi Jene
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Bobbi Jene

Bobbi Jene

Elvira Lind

2017
94 min.
Denmark and Sweden
English
Subtitles: Catalan and Spanish

After a decade of stardom in Israel, Bobbi decides to leave behind her prominent position at the world-famous Batsheva Dance Company, to return to the U.S.

Datasheet

Show
Direction
Elvira Lind
Sound
Martin Sandström
Distribution
DocsBarcelona Distribution
Production
Julie Leerskov, Sara Stockmann
Co-production
Mathilde Dedye
Edition
Adam Nielsen
Music
Uno Helmersson
Synopsis

After a decade of stardom in Israel, American dancer Bobbi Jene decides to leave behind her prominent position at the world-famous Batsheva Dance Company, as well as the love of her life, to return to the U.S. to create her own boundary breaking art.

Tracking the personal and professional challenges that await her, Elvira Lind’s film lovingly and intimately documents the dilemmas and inevitable consequences of ambition. BOBBI JENE delves into what it takes for a woman to gain her own independence in the extremely competitive world of dance and to find self-fulfillment in the process.

About the direction
Elvira Lind

Elvira Lind

Director

Born in 1981 in Copenhagen, Elvira Lind graduated from City Varsity -School of Media and Creative Ar...

DocsBarcelona Trajectory

2018
DocsBarcelona Festival · Panorama Section
Edició 2018
2019
Docs del Mes · March
Edició 2019

Awards and festivals

Best Documentary, Best Cinematography and Best Editing · Tribeca Film Festival
USA, 2017
Student Jury Award · CinéDOC-Tblisi
Georgia, 2018
Melbourne IFF
Austrañoa, 2017
DocAviv
Israel, 2017
HotDocs
Canada, 2017
Grand Angle · Visions du Reel
Swiss, 2017
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Bobbi Jene
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Reviews

"Bobbi Jene" os ofrece una cata de cómo funciona una coreógrafa, pero registra sobre todo como se siente.

— Elizabeth Zimmer · Village Voice

Verdadero, convincente y personal, "Bobbi Jene" es un retrato vital de una artista inspiradora.

— Chloe Walker · Film Inquiry

"Bobbi Jene" es una historia de amor que refleja los dilemas y las inevitables consecuencias de la ambición. Es una película sobre la lucha de una mujer para ser independiente, que intentaba mantener la atención con su arte en el mundo competitivo de la danza.

— Cineuropa
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