SFDFF On The Road
PROGRAM 1: Audience Favorites 2018 (AF18)
(United States, 2017) 3:38
Director: Steve Delahoyde, Monica Thomas
Choreographer: Monica Thomas
The Wayward Wind uses movement and humor to turn the “rambling man” trope on its head.
(United Kingdom, 2018) 4.55
Director: Corey Baker
Choreographer: Corey Baker
Performed by Madeleine Graham, star of the Royal New Zealand Ballet, on the stunning and demanding ice planes of Antarctica, the film celebrates this awe-inspiring continent and draws attention to the current crisis it is facing from climate change.
(United Kingdom, 2018) 3:42
Director: Billy Boyd Cape
Choreographer: Botis Seva
Director Billy Boyd Cape collaborates with Botis Seva’s hip-hop theatre collective Far From The Norm to explore the themes of love, abandonment and fatherhood.
(United States, 2018)
Director: Erin Brown Thomas
Choreographer: Mike Esperanza
One of two Co-Laboratory films created with the National Center for Choreography at The University of Akron in Ohio.
(United States, 2018) 5:09
Director: Jacob Jonas
Choreographer: ILL-Abilities Dance Crew
American choreographer Jacob Jonas collaborates with ILL-Abilities—a dance group representing the differently-abled community, basing the performance on the group’s mantra: “No excuses, no limits.”
(United States, 2017) 4:32
Director: Sharon Leahy
Choreographer: Sharon Leahy
Ground Fine is a screendance with original music that takes a light-hearted look at our obsession with food cravings and behaviors detrimental to our health.
(United Kingdom, 2016) 4:00
Director: Andrew Margetson
Choreographer: Lil Buck
Chicago-born dancer Lil Buck takes London-based director Andrew Margetson on a light-footed tour through the halls of the Frank Gehry-designed ‘Fondation Louis Vuitton.’
(United Kingdom, 2016) 6:24
Director: Barney Cokeliss
Choreographer: Louise Tanoto, Jacob Ingram Dodd, Jason Thorpe
Every night, a lonely man sees a beautiful young woman dancing outside his window. He is transfixed by her and wonders if she’s real. Then things become complicated….
(United States, 2018) 8:00
Director: T.M. Rives
Choreographer: Alexander Ekman
Dance Film SF commissioned Alexander Ekman and his favorite filmmaker, T.M. Rives, to create a short dance film for SFDFF’s Co-Laboratory program—neither very concise nor totally natural, it’s pure Ekman.