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Cultural Exchange: Dance Films from China

SFDFF presents a special collaboration with the Chinese Dancers Association of Beijing to showcase films from its Young Artist Platform, a program curating young Chinese creators. Ten intelligently crafted short pieces by different directors create dreamscapes of varied settings and scenes, interweaving fine details with broad physicality.

Co-presented by US Chinese Dance Association

Saturday, October 13, 5:00 PM and Sunday, October 14, 12:30 PM

Silent Cinema: Brava Theater Studio, Mezzanine
2781 24th Street, San Francisco
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Along

Along

(China, 2018) 1:17
Director: Hua Ming
Choreographer: Hua Ming

In this peace era, war is a word which is looking far away from the public, but the thinking of the relationship between war and people is helpful for our civilization to become better from the basic to the future.

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Awaking

Awaking

(China, 2018) 1:46
Director: Hu Qingzhe
Choreographer: Xi Linfu

The film reveals the rising anxiety in the process of modernization in Mongolian region as the people’s spiritual world and value orientation are strongly impacted. The contradictions and conflicts between the traditional grassland culture and modern civilization are rising…

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Awareness

Awareness

(China, 2018) 2:59
Director:Chen Yuting
Choreographer:Zhang Yixiang

To awaken from the individual life is the living aspiration of each human being in the world. It is a long-term process full of various explorations from limitations to infinity, from the narrowness to the embrace.

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Moth

Moth

(China, 2018) 1:56
Director:Zhou Liheng
Choreographer:Liu Bin

Moth darting into a flame, bringing destruction upon itself.

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One and Another Half

One and Another Half

(China, 2018) 3:38
Director:Chen Yujie
Choreographer:Xie Xin

Half-bright meets half-dark, half-gray combines with half-color, half-known encounters half-unknown. Explicitly or secretly, calmly or dangerously, one side keeps building up, while the other keeps deconstructing. She is the One. She meets the other Half。

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Tell Something to Yourself

Tell Something to Yourself

(China, 2018) 3:52
Director:Dynamic Wang
Choreographer:Dynamic Wang, Tang Shiyi

When we return to the water again, whether it is to overcome the fear of being under the surface or the fear of holding our breath, it is a challenge to overcome our nature, to break through our limits and to talk to our inner selves.

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The Room

The Room

(China, 2018) 15:41
Director:Chang Xiaoni, Guan Xi
Choreographer:Chang Xiaoni

They are waiting for a knocking at the door!

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The War and the Peace

The War and the Peace

(China, 2018) 1:47
Director: Chen Yuting
Choreographer: Chen Chuwen

The war has never ever left our world.
 We, ancestors, have stepped over the trail of the smoke in the battlefield. The civil war slogans in 1930s are still clear on the wall, however, new lives have been reborn in the remains!

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Unlimit

Unlimit

(China, 2018) 2:22
Director:Guan Hangyu
Choreographer:Wang Yabin

I believe the world of infinity can be interpreted using the unlimited power of creativity and measured by the length extended from my body and limbs.

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SFDFF 2019 YAP films from China

Yingying Shen

(China, 2018) 4:03
Production Team: Jingrong Lee, Xidan Zhang, Muhan Zhang
Choreographer: Shen Yingying

The movement of Shen Yingying has the unique individual style. This work aims to transform the body’s line, energy and movement into the video language, thus recording the “Portrait” of contemporary Chinese dancers.

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