Universiteter Vitenskap og forskning

Movie-talk evening on breakdance, the new Olympic discipline in 2024!

onsdag 15. november 2023

Institut francais de Norvège
Holtegata 29 0355 Oslo

Wednesday 15 November at 5pm at Institut français de Norvège, Holtegata 29, Oslo

Welcome to discover the movie Allons enfants by T. Demaizière and A. Teurlai [French documentary film with English subtitles] and have an open-discussion with Fabian Tapia, professional Norwegian dancer.

We invite you to discover the French documentary film Allons enfants (Rookies, 110 min), directed by Thierry Demaizière and Alban Teurlai in 2022. The screening will be followed by an open discussion with Fabian Tapia, professional dancer at the Nordic Black Theatre. Fabian also played the leading masculine role in the Norwegian dance film Battle (2018), as well as its sequel Battle: Freestyle (2022).

Synopsis: “In the heart of Paris, a prestigious high school takes an audacious bet: to integrate students from working-class districts and to make them break the circle of school failure through hip hop and breakdance. Rookies tells their story”.

Watch the trailer

This event is part of the “Fête de la science 2023”, an annual celebration aiming at promoting science to the great public. As the Olympic and Paralympic Games in France are approaching, the theme of the 2023 Fête de la Science is “Sport & Science”. It is also an opportunity to highlight the benefits of breakdancing, which will become an official discipline for the first time at the Paris 2024 Games!

The movie-talk evening will end with a French buffet!

This event is OPEN TO ALL, FREE and in ENGLISH

Don’t forget to register: