BREAKING BOUNDARIES (BB16)

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PROGRAM 2: Breaking Boundaries (BB16)

A curation of our innovative, experimental, and entirely new takes on the art of dance on film. Perfect for a cultured audience seeking ideas, dialogue-starters, inspiration, and unexpected approaches to the once familiar, with a dash of avant-garde.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2016, Body Language ZoneBody Language Zone

(Finland, 2015) 10:13
Director: Kim Saarinen
Choreographer: Johanna Keinänen
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In four episodes a humorous consultant gives expert advice on body language for the office environment.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2016, Rebellion & JohannesburgRebellion & Johannesburg

(Germany, 2015) 4:47
Director: Leila El-Kayem
Choreographer: Jessica Nupen
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A provocative dance film, based on a production of the same name, telling a story of xenophobia, violence, and resilience against the backdrop of the 2012 Marikane mining massacre in Rustenburg, South Africa.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2016, InterludeInterlude

(The Netherlands, 2015) 9:56
Director: Harrie Verbeek
Choreographer: Jelena Kostić
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In a lonely fight for her identity, a woman finds power and acceptance through a bold and vulnerable dance.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2016, AbismoAbismo

(Canada, 2016) 8:12
Director: Pablo Diconca
Choreographer: Catherine Gaudet
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A man and a woman, drifting on a raft, dance with their instincts by choosing the only possible escape…

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2016, In PassingIn Passing

(USA, 2015) 10:57
Director: Andrea Schermoly
Choreographer: Andrea Schermoly
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Starring four New York City Ballet dancers, In Passing explores one woman’s internal process during the breakdown of a relationship.


San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2016, DemiurgeThe Demiurge #1 (La Démiurge #1)

(Italy, 2015) 1:10
Director: Alain El Sakhawi
Choreographer: Alain El Sakhawi – collaborating: Valeria Zampardi, Fernando Roldan Ferrer
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A young mischievous girl plays with her victim.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2016, Personal PronounsPersonal Pronouns

(Slovakia, 2016) 15:27
Director: Andrea Sudorova
Choreographer: Jan Sevcik
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A cinematic poem about the many faces of love.

Just So (USA, 2016) 8:00 Director: Ben Estabrook & Amy Seiwert Choreographer: Amy SeiwertJust So

(USA, 2016) 8:00
Director: Ben Estabrook & Amy Seiwert
Choreographer: Amy Seiwert
A morality play exploring anticipation and the ’70s. 

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