DANCE & MUSIC FESTIVAL – Sat. Feb. 27th – Stream for FREE

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SWOOSH, 2min., UK, Dance

Directed by Daniel Cawthorne

Contemporary Dance film shot on super 16mm and full frame digital combined with the ARRI Trinty, I wanted to make a short dance film combining these elements to create dream world, without special effects.

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RIDDIM, 3min., USA, Music

Directed by Shicong Zhu

Trapped in the colorfulness of the material world; fragile and timeless.

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SHIPWRECK, 6min., Canada, Dance

Directed by Simon Alteen

Set against the urban and natural landscapes of St. John’s, Newfoundland during the Covid-19 lockdown, Shipwreck uses contemporary dance to highlight the tension between isolation and connection, and between confinement and possibility.

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ANYONE, 5min., USA, Dance

Directed by James Kinney

A young woman, searching.

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OMEGA II, 5min., France, Music

Directed by Blanchard Thomas

Omega II by Sébastien Guérive is a music from his upcoming album Omega Point. This one lasts 5 minutes and 13 seconds and we will interpret it in an experimental video clip. Several techniques will be mixed to highlight two strengths of the music. The continuous rhythmic cycles that evoke birth and perpetual movements as well as the sound textures of the music.

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MOVING PORTRAITS, 3min., USA, Dance

Directed by Himerria Wortham, Raquel Cabrera

Moving Portraits is a short dance film by the two dancers Himerria Wortham and Raquel Cabrera. Born out of a yearning for elevated images of women of color, Wortham and Cabrera borrowed from their respective Algerian and Mexican cultures to create this contemporary series of moving dance portraits representing dignity, poise, and the power of a supporting friendship.

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AUDIBLE LOCKDOWN, 15min., Australia, Music

Directed by Ania Reynolds & Carl Polke

An audiovisual portrait of the city of Melbourne during the COVID lockdowns in 2020. All sounds have been created from field recordings made in the Melbourne CBD under lockdown, and all footage has similarly been gathered from the city.

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ALONE, 3min., USA, Animation

Directed by BONZIE

Music video for BONZIE

“An abyss opens under the syncopated guitar picking and demurely isolated vocals of Bonzie — Nina Ferraro — as she captures a quintessential quarantine mood.”
– Jon Pareles – The New York Times (named one of the Best Songs of 2020)

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THE INVISIBLE MIRROR, 5min., UK, Dance

Directed by Luigi Rizzo

At night while something has happened in a house of an old lady, a young girl dresses to go to a party. Through the dance and the music, suddenly youth and age merge together in an ephemeral and dynamic moment, ultimately connected.

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WHY NY, 4min., USA, Music

Directed by Whitney Lockert, Miranda Sherman

WHY NY is a music video that captures the absurd magic of New York City as shot on iPhones and composed of crowd-sourced footage.

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OUT OF RUIN, 15min., USA, Dance

Directed by Marta Renzi

The work shares a visually rich and kinetic allegory of individual clans in isolation who journey to discover their paths to a place of unity.

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THIS IS ME: LETTERS FROM THE FRONT LINES, 36min., USA, Dance

Directed by Jacques Heim

THIS IS ME: Letters from the Front Lines captures the resilience, determination and hope of the human spirit, following the paths of military veterans and first responders as they share what it means to be true warriors on the front lines – and fight the invisible enemy that all humanity is currently battling. At a time when most have been asked to halt and withdraw, others, like soldiers are charging forward.

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EAT THE RAINBOW, 20min,. USA, Musical

Directed by Brian Benson

EAT THE RAINBOW is a musical fable about an odd yet kind man named Bayani who moves into a conservative suburban neighborhood and disrupts the otherwise comfortable homogeny. He doesn’t look or act like anyone else which causes fear and panic and eventually a demand for him to leave the neighborhood. Cousin Wonderlette befriends Bayani and together they take on the opposition led by manipulative and unscrupulous realtor Lobelia Gerber.

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