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Swan Song

February 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

On Thursday, February 29th, at 7pm at The Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture, the Bozeman Doc Series continues with the Montana premiere of the critically acclaimed new documentary, Swan Song.

Swan Song immerses viewers inside one of the world’s leading ballet companies as it mounts a monumental and legacy-defining new production of Swan Lake, directed by ballet icon Karen Kain as she bids farewell to the company she’s become synonymous with. The verité-driven feature documentary closely follows Kain and a group of young dancers drawn from across the National Ballet of Canada’s ranks, weaving the ballet’s dramatic creation process with intimate scenes from the subjects’ personal lives as they push toward one of the most significant opening nights in their company’s history.

Swan Song world premiered last fall at the Toronto International Film Festival to widespread critical acclaim.

“Remarkable…a raw, gorgeous, provocative, enlightening piece of art.” The Globe & Mail

“A stunning documentary” Deadline

“An artfully anxiety-inducing backstage drama….A vérité portrait of the sweat, tears, triumphs,and many advils entailed in mounting a ballet.” POV Magazine

Doors open at 6:30pm. Tickets are available at the door or before the show online at www.bozemandocseries.org, where you can also buy Season Passes and 7-film punch cards, learn more about the series, and view trailers for upcoming films. The series will take a few weeks off over the holidays then continue every other week through April, 2024.


February 29
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Bozeman Doc Series
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Emerson Center for the Arts and Culture
111 S. Grand Ave.
Bozeman, MT 59715 United States
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