Shorts 4: Museums and Megamarts
In styles ranging from hip hop to ballet, martial arts to ice skating, follow dancers through unusual spaces as they find new ways to interact with the elements, and with each other.
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Lil Buck with Icons of Modern Art
(United Kingdom, 2016) 4:00
Director: Andrew Margetson
Choreographer: Lil Buck
Chicago-born dancer Lil Buck takes London-based director Andrew Margetson on a light-footed tour through the halls of the Frank Gehry-designed ‘Fondation Louis Vuitton.’
(United Kingdom/Belgium, 2017) 6:46
Director: Sam Asaert
Choreographer: Andrew McNicol
A short dance film about the contrast between intimacy and vastness, conflict and freedom—and the individual yearning for a past long gone, in the face of a bleak collective future.
(Switzerland, 2017) 4:46
Director: Sean Wirz
Choreographer: Sean Wirz and Hannah Rocchi
A surreal encounter with the sovereign of earth, air, water and fire, Akasha is embodied by four performers, moving to the futuristic song “Ants” by Los Angeles-based musician edIT.
The Yellow Room
(United States, 2017) 4:46
Director: Kitty McNamee
Choreographer: Kitty McNamee
In a series of increasingly lush and intimate encounters, two dancers are forced to confront each other and themselves, exploring the expansion of identity beyond solely masculine or feminine.
Through the Supermarket in Five Easy Pieces
(Finland, 2017) 8:40
Director: Anna Maria Joakimsdottir-Hutri
Choreographer: Maria Saivosalmi, Andrius Katinas
A family tries to manage the weekly grocery shopping without disintegrating. Will they be able to gather the supplies for existence and still come out of the store with all the children?
(United Kingdom, 2017) 10:00
Director: Eddie Frost
Choreographer: Le Patin Libre
Contemporary ice skating company Le Patin Libre use the ice in daring and dazzling ways to present a completely new perspective.
(United States, 2017) 4:32
Director: Sharon Leahy
Choreographer: Sharon Leahy
Ground Fine is a screendance with original music that takes a light-hearted look at our obsession with food cravings and behaviors detrimental to our health.
(Germany, 2018) 2:50
Director: Tim Jockel
Choreographer: Majid Kessab
Hypra explores the relationship between dance and digital art. The dancers’ energetic expressions take the viewer on an accelerating journey while evolving light visuals react, intersect or reflect back on his movement.
Oh! Million Fist!
(Hong Kong, 2017) 7:48
Director: Hugh CHO
Choreographer: Hugh CHO
A long term practitioner of martial arts, dancer Hugh Cho collaborates with fight director Master Yuen Fai to develop a choreography based on fight scenarios in this humorous take on action movies.
(India, 2018) 8:40
Director: Shonet Barretto
Choreographer: Shonet Barretto, Surendra A.K.A Alex, Kartik Raja
Welcome to the horror dance world of a little school boy who encounters his scary teachers, principal, and class mates dancing around him in the school. Was this just a nightmare?