SFDFF On The Road
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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Director: Martin & Facundo Lombard
Choreographer: Martin & Facundo Lombard A powerfully rhythmic new piece from the acclaimed Lombard twins, set to music by Astor Piazzolla.
Director: Natalianne Boucher
Choreographer: Stéphane Fratti
View Trailer | More Info 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.
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.
Mad 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.
Director: Geoffrey Goldberg
Choreographer: Geoffrey Goldberg
More Info 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.
Director: Lindsay Gauthier
Choreographer: Dana Genshaft An intricate duet bathed in light.
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.
Director: Wilkie Branson
Choreographer: Wilkie Branson
View Trailer A dance animation about dreams, fears, and aspirations.
Director: Lewis Landini, Jamiel Laurence
Choreographer: Jamiel Laurence
More Info An intimate and highly personal dance film depicting the acclaimed dancer and choreographer in the studio.
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.
Director: Marlene Millar
Choreographer: Sandy Silva
View Trailer 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.