pole dancing into freedom
This 3 min film explores the contemporary art of pole dance and its image in society through Elena Gibson, first ever crowned world champion and one of the genre’s celebrated performers. The soundtrack includes Elena’s accounts of challenging cornerstone events in her life as dancer – and mother.
Dance and Choreography
Ken Barnes, Lasse Johansson, Manu Luksch
Amanda Smith, Alona Pardo, David Panos, Barbican Art Centre
Manu Luksch / Manilla Productions film for Channel 4 in association with Arts Council England
© Manu Luksch 2014