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PROGRAM 2: Bay Area Shorts (BA17)

Selected from our 2017 Fall Festival, this collection of screen dance shorts was made by or features SF Bay Area artists, with an array of styles, perfect for any audience.


Dive, Charlie Stellar, San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, Alex Irwin, Flock TogetherFlock Together

(United States, 2017) 5:00
Director: Alex Irwin
Choreographer: Alex Irwin
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Three birds of different feathers, each proud and distinct in behavior, cross paths. Will they learn to play nice?

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, Stray Notes, Kate Duhamel Stray Notes

(United States, 2017) 4:36
Director: Kate Duhamel
Choreographer: Courtney Henry, Michael Montgomery, Babatunji
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Three dancers find a simple, magical harmony, but harmonies can become complex.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, Ballet Dancers in Slow Motion, Jayson TangBallet Dancers in Slow Motion

(United States, 2016) 5:25
Director: Jayson Tang
Choreographer: Pascal Molat
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Combination of twelve videos of San Francisco Ballet dancers shot in extreme slow motion.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, Libera, Walter Yamazaki Libera

(United States, 2017) 6:19
Director: Walter Yamazaki
Choreographer: Lauren Jonas, Diablo Ballet dancers
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Short film examining the dancer in two worlds—the world of constraint and the world of infinite freedom—and how they must strive to find balance between the two.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, Night Theme, Ben Estabrook Night Theme

(United States, 2017) 6:15
Director: Ben Estabrook, Heath Orchard
Choreographer: Meghan Horowitz
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From an inauspicious melody written for and recorded on the 1970s album Kill City by Iggy Pop and James Williamson, Night Theme was given new life by this orchestral arrangement, contemporary choreography, and a modern take on psychedelic imagery.

Dive, Charlie Stellar, San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017 Dive

(United States, 2017) 5:14
Director: Charlie Stellar
Choreographer: Haley Wilson
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An alluring journey into the fluid of human and earth.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, Dance To The Music In Your Heart Dance to the Music in your Heart

(United States, 2017) 7:50
Director: Qiying Lin
Choreographer: Antoine Hunter, Ellen S Chang
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How can a deaf person dance? Dance to the music in your heart.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, Unspoken: RJ Muna Unspoken

(United States, 2016) 6:05
Director: RJ Muna
Choreographer: Dexandro Montalvo
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Some of the Bay Area’s most talented artistic minds join forces to create this haunting, spastic, yet beautiful piece that explores human emotion and stretches the imagination.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, The Earth Will Come, Kira Kirsch The Earth Will Come

(Germany/USA, 2017) 3:53
Director: Katelyn Stiles
Choreographer: Kira Kirsch
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Through an intimate encounter between a woman and a forest in the outskirts of Berlin, this short film questions romanticism and our desire to connect to nature, amidst a worldwide environmental crisis.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, Airplay, Lauren Bedal Airplay

(United States, 2017) 2:15
Director: Lauren Bedal
Choreographer: Lauren Bedal
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A young boy left to his own devices lets his imagination run free.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2017, Take Your Time, Natasha Adorlee Johnson, Max Sachar Take Your Time

(United States, 2017) 4:49
Director: Max Sachar, Natasha Adorlee Johnson
Choreographer: Natasha Adorlee Johnson
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Take Your Time is a raw and powerful performance-art piece that explores the concept of time & relationships by following a duet as they navigate complex obstacles and spaces.

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