SFDFF On The Road
PROGRAM 8: Globetrotting Favorites (GF14)
International Shorts Highlights: Selected from our 2013 and 2014 Fall Festivals, this reel of international screendance shorts is sure to inspire and engage your audience as it did ours. This is compilation is accessible to a diverse audience — from those new to dance, to sophisticated aficionado.
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Director: Mitchell Rose
Choreographer: Bebe Miller
View Film An international crowd-sourced dance-film project, as 54 filmmakers on all seven continents each shoot one second of dance by choreographer Bebe Miller.
Director: Adi Halfin
View Film Featuring the Bat Sheva Dance Company ensemble, this short film imparts an atmosphere of “parental absence” as the dancers make creative use of the space — an abandoned building — combining planned and improvised choreography.
Director: Tove Skeidsvoll, Petrus Sjövik, Tyrandora
Choreography: Tove Skeidsvoll
Cecilia dances inside a forest. She moves in front of a film crew who direct her movements. When the camera gets too close to Cecilia she decides to go her own way.
Director: Sam Asaert Stop and pause for a moment. Behold and reflect upon the static beauty dying movements leave in their wake. Experience the worlds of dance as never before.
Directors: Jeff Kuperman, Rick Kuperman
Choreographers: Jeff Kuperman, Rick Kuperman
View Film Trust dissolves between four factory workers under the unremitting surveillance of the management.
From the Beginning(USA, 2013) 5:10
Director: Chris Mason Johnson
Choreographer: KT Nelson In the bucolic redwood forests of the Djerassi Foundation, this team of artists created an innovative short that uses dance as story and also documents the process of making movement.
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: Amie Dowling, Austin Forbord
Choreography: Amie Dowling, Natalie Greene
View Film Drawing upon formerly incarcerated men’s experiences and physical memories, Well Contested Sites explores the idea that a prisoner’s body is a contested site.
Director: Boris Seewald
Choreography: Boris Seewald
View Film For some it is just an ordinary party snack, but for Patrick, a tortilla chip started a moment of self-discovery. With exuberant dancing and magical passion he shares his inspiration and invites every one to participate.