Shadows of Cinema

Cia Sombras Chinas

  • Argentina
  • 45 Minutes
  • Age: 6+
  • Non Verbal

From the beginning of time, men has created shadows that give life to characters by using their bodies and hands. Thousands of years ago, people began to travel the world, taking the color of every culture from east to west. Chinese shadow art was a springboard that transformed shadow into cinema. In this performance, Valeria Guglietti reverses the roles. This time, shadows creates characters from cinema and unforgettable scenes from the screen. In this performance, consisting of parodies created by the shadows of the hands, you can see how the characters are magically created with the agile movement of hands and how this art of thousands of years still fascinates the audience.