Rare footage of ballet legend Anna Pavlova in BFI season

The legendary ballerina Anna Pavlova is to be celebrated in a season of rare footage of her life and career at the BFI in August. A longtime Londoner who was buried near her Highgate home in 1931, the dancer is the subject of a book, Anna Pavlova: Twentieth-Century Ballerina by the distinguished historian and V&A museum curator Jane Pritchard, who also curates the film season.