International Shorts III: Dancing The World

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International Shorts III: Dancing The World

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Ten films from ten countries bring dancers through urban streets, across architectural spaces, and deeper into their own physicality.

Sunday, October 22 | 4:00 pm

Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco
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Dancing The World, San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, Cycles, Joe Cobden Cycles

(Canada, 2016) 4:00
Director: Joe Cobden
Choreographer: Joe Cobden
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Playful choreography, set to bright piano harmonies by Russian composer G. I. Gurdjieff, tells the story of a man reliving the memories of a failed relationship over and over.

Dancing The World, San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, Land of All, Michal Rynia, Giuseppe Ippolito Land of All

(Slovenia, 2016) 5:37
Director: Michal Rynia, Nastja Bremec, Giuseppe Ippolito
Choreographer: Michal Rynia, Nastja Bremec

Two bodies move together exploring an imaginary world where nothing divides them and where art is a language and the power of connection, construction and creation is the main goal.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, Recycled Movement, Bö Lee Recycled Movement

(Kenya, 2015) 3:50
Director: Bö Lee
Choreographer: Bö Lee

Three Kenyan dancers and a Korean film maker met and shared two weeks. This film shows their collaborative attempt to “revive an abandoned world through our dance.”

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, Room, Daniel Morcos Room

(South Africa, 2016) 12:00
Director: Daniel Morcos
Choreographer: Kristina Johnstone

Room explores the dynamics and relationship between two bodies that occupy a particular environment with a specific vocabulary drawing from classical movement. Out of this is born a nuanced narrative as the two bodies on screen strive for synchronicity.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, Six Solos, Simon Fildes Six Solos

(United Kingdom, 2016) 6:30
Director: Simon Fildes
Choreographer: Sang Jijia
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Individual performances or communal expression? We can become more than the just the sum of parts if we come together.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, Vanitas, Director: Vinícius Cardoso Vanitas

(Brazil, 2017) 5:21
Director: Vinícius Cardoso
Choreographer: Samuel Kavalerski

Short film exhorting us to think about passions—and also the ephemerality of life.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, Smoke-Clad Warrior, Mali Lazell, Adrian Künzel Smoke-Clad Warrior

(Germany, 2014) 2:52
Director: Mali Lazell, Mads Dinesen, Adrian Kuenzel
Choreographer: ANIMA‡

The Journey of a warrior.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, Three On Four, Marty Buhler Three on Four

(United States, 2016) 3:41
Director: Marty Buhler
Choreographer: Marty Buhler

A film about the re-imagination of sound and movement.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, Moving Athens, Jevan Chowdhury Moving Athens

(United Kingdom, 2015) 4:58
Director: Jevan Chowdhury
Choreographer: Emi Korfia

Set in the streets of Athens against a backdrop of urban decay as well as architectural durability, dancers improvise across a range of dance genres, from ballet to street.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, We No Longer Wait for the Barbarians (Nous n'attendrons plus les barbares), Director: Alain El Sakhawi We No Longer Wait for the Barbarians

(Italy, 2016) 8:20
Director: Alain El Sakhawi
Choreographer: Alain El Sakhawi, Valeria Zampardi, Fernando Roldan Ferrer
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Allegory on the myth of the original sin of Adam and Eve transposed to the contemporary world.

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