Lobby Installation – Sand Castles
New to the Festival this year is the special stand-alone installation “Sand Castles” exploring architectural and atmospheric spaces. Featuring five international films chosen for their unique components, these films will be screened on continual display in the lobby of the Brava Theater during the entire four-day festival.
Thursday, October 20 – Sunday, October 23 | running continuously
Sand(Sweden, 2015) 11:00
Director: Linnea Bergman
Choreographer: Joakim Stephenson
View Trailer A portrait of two souls meeting for the first time in a landscape of sand. It’s a story of allowing yourself to trust, to be free and letting go.
Snags in Palladio(Italy, 2015) 6:20
Director: Michele Manzini
Choreographer: Barbara Canal & Michele Manzini
View Trailer A series of moving tableaux that reflect the Platonic idea of supreme beauty, as well as its contradictory nature in the modern world.
Burning As It Runs(USA, 2015) 15:31
Director: Lucy Kerr
Choreographer: Lucy Kerr and Chris Carlone
View Trailer Burning As It Runs is an exposition of the vibrancy and the failure of the human imagination. A woman in the desert dances in tension with her memories and dreams in a longing to be what she is not.
Otis Walks Into The Woods(USA, 2016) 9:22
Director: Derrick Belcham and Emily Terndrup Choreographer: Emily Terndrup
View Trailer Set in the historic Philip Johnson Glass House, the film cross-examines the relationship between two dancers and the relationship between interior and exterior as it relates to the house, the mind, and the reflection of both.
Desert Widow(USA, 2015) 10:54
Director: Jil Guyon
Choreographer: Jil Guyon
View Trailer Part performance documentation, part photographic cinematography, Desert Widow features an iconic, enigmatic woman traversing a vast, otherworldly landscape in an exploration of female identity, loss, and transcendence.