Lobby Installation – Sand Castles

New to the Festival this year is the special stand-alone installation “Sand Castles” exploring architectural and atmospheric spaces. Featuring five international films chosen for their unique components, these films will be screened on continual display in the lobby of the Brava Theater during the entire four-day festival.

Thursday, October 20 – Sunday, October 23 | running continuously

Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco
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San Francsico Dance Film Festival Lobby Installation - Sand Castles, SandSand

(Sweden, 2015) 11:00
Director: Linnea Bergman
Choreographer: Joakim Stephenson
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A portrait of two souls meeting for the first time in a landscape of sand. It’s a story of allowing yourself to trust, to be free and letting go.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Lobby Installation - Sand Castles, Snags in PalladioSnags in Palladio

(Italy, 2015) 6:20
Director: Michele Manzini
Choreographer: Barbara Canal & Michele Manzini
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A series of moving tableaux that reflect the Platonic idea of supreme beauty, as well as its contradictory nature in the modern world.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2016, Burning As It RunsBurning As It Runs

(USA, 2015) 15:31
Director: Lucy Kerr
Choreographer: Lucy Kerr and Chris Carlone
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Burning As It Runs is an exposition of the vibrancy and the failure of the human imagination. A woman in the desert dances in tension with her memories and dreams in a longing to be what she is not.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2016, Otis Walks into the WoodsOtis Walks Into The Woods

(USA, 2016) 9:22
Director: Derrick Belcham and Emily Terndrup Choreographer: Emily Terndrup
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Set in the historic Philip Johnson Glass House, the film cross-examines the relationship between two dancers and the relationship between interior and exterior as it relates to the house, the mind, and the reflection of both.

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Films 2016, Desert WidowDesert Widow

(USA, 2015) 10:54
Director: Jil Guyon
Choreographer: Jil Guyon
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Part performance documentation, part photographic cinematography, Desert Widow features an iconic, enigmatic woman traversing a vast, otherworldly landscape in an exploration of female identity, loss, and transcendence.

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