Audience Favorites (AF15)

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PROGRAM 1: Audience Favorites (AF15)

A selection of our 2015 festival’s most popular screen dance shorts. This is a compilation of accessible, creatively-infused, and beauty-laden shorts, perfect for a diverse audience—from new dance discoverer, to sophisticated aficionado.

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Audience Favorites (AF15), San Francisco Dance Film, Escualo, Director/Choreographer: Martin & Facundo LombardEscualo

(USA, 2014) 3:57
Director: Martin & Facundo Lombard
Choreographer: Martin & Facundo Lombard

A powerfully rhythmic new piece from the acclaimed Lombard twins, set to music by Astor Piazzolla.

Audience Favorites (AF15)Continuum *

(France, 2014) 9:15
Director: Natalianne Boucher
Choreographer: Stéphane Fratti
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A choreographic film mixing dance and animation. Our perception of time and its connection with space is explored in movement through the symbolic depiction of sand’s matter.

Audience Favorites (AF15), San Francisco Dance Film, Snap Into It, Director: Devin Jamieson & Jillian Meyers, Choreographer: Jillian MeyersSnap Into It

(USA, 2014) 3:57
Director: Devin Jamieson & Jillian Meyers
Choreographer: Jillian Meyers

A gleeful digression from anticipated outcome, in favor of savoring the pursuit of whim // Following a renegade train of thought with dimension, texture, and amplitude // A staccato attempt to trace the digressions from an iconic Langston Hughes poem.

Audience Favorites (AF15), San Francisco Dance Film Festival Co-Laboratory, Director: Mark Kohr Choreographer: Christopher StowellMad Scene 2.0

(USA, 2015) 4:40
Director: Mark Kohr
Choreographer: Christopher Stowell

A Silicon Valley office is the setting for a twenty-first century mad scene.

Audience Favorites (AF15), SFDFF, A Tap Dance on the Pier, Director, Geoffrey GoldbergA Tap Dance on the Pier

(USA, 2014) 2:23
Director: Geoffrey Goldberg
Choreographer: Geoffrey Goldberg
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When a young man takes a break on a bench on the pier, an unexpected visitor turns his break into a full-out musical number.

Audience Favorites (AF15), San Francisco Dance Film Festival, Open, Open, Director: Lindsay Gauthier, Choreographer: Dana GenshaftOpen

(USA,2015) 1:55
Director: Lindsay Gauthier
Choreographer: Dana Genshaft
An intricate duet bathed in light.

San Francisco Dance Film, Lost in Motion II, Ben Shirinian, Choreographer: Guillaume CôtéLost in Motion II

(Canada, 2013) 4:34
Director: Ben Shirinian
Choreographer: Guillaume Côté

Featuring National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancer Heather Ogden, the film combines original choreography, stylized art direction and seamless VFX to visually interpret the experience of an artist baring her soul on stage.

San Francisco Dance Film, Director: Wilkie BransonLittle Dreams

(Belgium, 2015) 6:04
Director: Wilkie Branson
Choreographer: Wilkie Branson
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A dance animation about dreams, fears, and aspirations.

SFDFF, Portrait of Marc Brew, Director: Lewis Landini, Jamiel LaurenceA Portrait of Marc Brew

(UK, 2015) 5:31
Director: Lewis Landini, Jamiel Laurence
Choreographer: Jamiel Laurence
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An intimate and highly personal dance film depicting the acclaimed dancer and choreographer in the studio.

AM/FM Co-Laboratory, 2014 San Francisco Dance Film Festival

AM/FM

(USA, 2014) 4:22
Director: Morgan Wise
Choreographer: Robert Moses

A romantic afternoon car ride turns into a surprising physical contest when a young couple has to choose between two competing radio stations.

San Francisco Dance Film, Lay Me Low, Director: Marlene Millar, Choreographer: Sandy SilvaLay Me Low

(Canada, 2015) 7:50
Director: Marlene Millar
Choreographer: Sandy Silva
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Performed by ten dancers, musicians and singers, Lay Me Low cuts right to the heart to communicate a universal feeling of loss while evoking a paradoxical sense of intimacy.

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