Film Festival hosts Ballet in Cinema: 'The Sleeping Beauty' Aug. 22

Bolshoi Ballet production from Moscow returns to the big screen at Fisher Theatre

The Sedona International Film Festival presents Ballet in Cinema on Sunday, Aug. 22 when it hosts the big screen encore of “The Sleeping Beauty” from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow. There will be one show at 1 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

“The Sleeping Beauty” features music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and choreography by Yuri Grigorovich. The cast includes principal dancers Olga Smirnova and Semyon Chudin in the lead roles, accompanied by the corps de ballet from the Bolshoi.

On her sixteenth birthday, Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse and into a deep slumber lasting one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince can break the spell.