Opens March 2.
A tribute to choreographer Pina Bausch. PG 103 min.
Directed by Wim Wenders. Starring Pina Bausch, Regina Advento.
Pina is a 2011 German documentary film about the contemporary dance choreographer Pina Bausch. It was directed by Wim Wenders. The film premiered Out of Competition at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival.
During the preparation of the documentary, Pina Baush died unexpectedly. Wenders cancelled the film production, but the other dancers of Tanztheater Wuppertalconvinced him to make the film anyway. It showcases these dancers, who talk about Pina and perform some of her best-known pieces, inside the Tanztheater Wupperthal and in various outdoor locations around the city of Wuppertal.