International Shorts 3: Faces of Love
International Shorts 3 presents a collection of nine shorts exploring the many faces of love. In Passing, starring four New York City Ballet dancers, depicts the crush of betrayal; Tailored humorously indulges in frenetic infatuation; Click Clack Click playfully presents fantasy gone awry and The Girl in the Green Dress depicts the pains of forbidden love. Films from New Zealand, Slovakia, and the United Kingdom round out the program.
Saturday, October 22 | 4:30 pm
Single Ticket: $15 (Students: $13, ID required)
Click Clack Click(New Zealand, 2015) 6:01
Director: James Wilkinson
Choreographer: Gina Stevens A young waitress ponders on her place in society through dance. While making her way home that evening she fantasizes on what could be.
The Girl in the Green Dress(USA, 2015) 15:00
Director: Johanna Goldstein
Choreographer: Justine Menter
View Trailer A surreal drama, set in the conservative world of America’s 1950s housewives, exploring themes of modern feminism and sexual liberation.
Ruin(Canada, 2016) 4:42
Director: Caroline Torti, Bree Wasylenko, James Arthurs, Cam Roden
Choreographer: Caroline Torti, Bree Wasylenko
View Trailer Follows the disintegration of a woman who loses pieces of herself with each new relationship, until she can barely recognize her own reflection.
In Passing(USA, 2015) 10:57
Director: Andrea Schermoly
Choreographer: Andrea Schermoly Starring four New York City Ballet dancers, In Passing explores one woman’s internal process during the breakdown of a relationship.
In Between(USA, 2016) 4:24
Director: Lillian Stamey & Blake Horn
Choreographer: Lillian Stamey
View Trailer Two lovers, whose relationship has been uprooted and unraveled, are gripped by their inability to listen, trust, and surrender.
Tailored(Italy, 2014) 1:20
View Trailer A tailor, his wife: a day like any other. Then she comes in. The rhythmic gestures of the craft become a dance now. A dancing ménage à trois in one minute.
Personal Pronouns(Slovakia, 2016) 15:27
Director: Andrea Sudorova
Choreographer: Jan Sevcik
View Trailer A cinematic poem about the many faces of love
Flamenco(Canada, 2015) 12:00
Director: Gloria Ui Young Kim
Choreographer: Carmen Romero
View Trailer Co-presented by Theater Flamenco of SF
A story within a story about lust, loneliness, and obsession, Flamenco takes us into the mind of dancer Camilla as she spins out of control and into madness.
I Loved You and I Loved You(UK, 2015) 3:17
Director: Roswitha Chesher
Choreographer: Sally Marie A short film, inspired by a dance theatre work created by Sweetshop Revolution, about the life of composer Morfydd Owen, exploring both her music and the men she loved.