A film by Haïm Adri in collaboration with Bettina Neuhaus.
[…] In this film made in Munich, Bettina questions her relationship to silence by remembering Ruth Schaumann, her deaf grandmother who was a sculptress and writer and Erna Morena, her grandaunt, an actress of the German silent film era. Through entering into the life stories of these 2 women, Bettina witnesses and embodies her permeability, her inner landscape and the presence of her inherited silence, allowing the faces of these two remarkable women to reappear.
Physical memory and genealogy, the inner sounds and speed of Bettina's internal process and the individuality of the descendant are the main subjects of this film […]
- Haïm Adri -
Artistic direction and realization: Haïm Adri
Dance: Bettina Neuhaus
The text is the result of the edited material of an interview between Haïm Adri and Bettina Neuhaus
Assistance in montage: Muriel Adri
Anamnèse - Bribes Acte 1 by Haïm Adri, is a performance consisting of 3 films and 3 dance soli dealing with different people's relationship to memory including invention, the unspoken and the world of the ancestors.
A coproduction of Cie Sisyphe Heureux, Centre National de la Danse and Théâtre Gérald Philippe de Champigny sur Marne with the support of DRAC Ile-de-France and the Conseil Général of Val-de Marne
Photo: stills from film by Haïm Adri