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“Les Indes Galantes” is a masterpiece of sparkling entertainment. Yet Rameau’s first opera-ballet also testifies to the ambiguous view held by Europeans concerning other peoples – Turks, Incas, Persians, “Savages”… In 2017, film director Clément Cogitore made an explosive and critically acclaimed film adaptation of an extract from “Les Indes Galantes” in collaboration with Krump dancers. This time, with choreographer Bintou Dembélé, he takes up Rameau’s box of delights in its entirety to set it once more in an urban and political space, exploring its frontiers.