Screendance Shorts II: What’s the story?
A collection of shorts that tell stories through dance, music, and experimental filmmaking. These unique choreographic works have been created specifically for the camera, made as dances that come to life only on the screen. Q & A with directors to follow.
Friday, September 13 | 7:00 pmDelancey Screening Room, 600 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
Single Ticket: $15 (SFDFF Members/Students: $13)
Director: Stefan Verna
Choreographer: Emily Honegger A dream-like story of impermanence told through dance and stop-motion painting. The main character discovers a magical property inside a discarded ink sketch.
Director: Samuel Hodges
Choreography: Ben Duke Inspired by the story of real-life identical twin dancers, “Double Take” is a story of family rivalry and aging bodies, charting each man’s journey to re-connect with his mirror and find redemption along a trail of forgotten memories.
Director: Rachael Lincoln, Leslie Seiters
Choreography: Rachael Lincoln, Leslie Seiters Two imaginative sisters live their entire lives in 11 minutes on a couch.
Director: Pierce Jackson David Hallberg, dancer with the American Ballet Theatre and the Bolshoi Ballet, speaks about his desire and drive for perfection in the art of ballet.
Director: Sergio Cruz, Marc Brew
Choreography: Marc Brew Set in a medieval castle in both contemporary and period costume, “Feast” captures the timeless atmosphere of families, their tensions, conflicts and celebrations, at the dining table.
Director: Daniel Gallenkamp
Choreography: Tim Persent By showing what our eyes normally can’t see in real time, this cinematic poem brings an ode to dancers and what they are able to do with their body and mind.
Director: Martha Goddard
Choreography: Richard James Allen A touring duo dance their final performance in this compelling and intimate portrait of fading love.
Director: Alise Anderson
Choreography: Alise Anderson An isolated and neurotic women is longing for a man to love her. The tall, dark, and handsome gentleman of her fantasies suddenly appears, but his limp expressionless form leaves much to be desired.
Director: Patrick Fraser “Passage” is a short documentary about the process of becoming a professional Ballerina. Carla Körbes, Principal with the Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle, talks about her journey from starting out at a young age and passing through personal chapters in her ballet career.
Director: Margaret Williams
Choreography: Kenrick Sandy Explores some of the intensity and challenges of life in the metropolis, using krump – an expressive and highly energetic dance movement – combined with the uplifting, soaring excitement of free-running. .
* Student Film