The Birch Grove

(USA, 2015) 20:12
Director: Gabrielle Lansner
Choreographer: Lansner Company

Saturday, October 10 | 9:30 pm

Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco
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Single Ticket: $15 (Students: $13, ID required)

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Caught between love and death, two brothers wrestle with their past in a dance towards reconciliation. Set between the chaos of the two great wars, The Birch Grove is a poetic film about the power of family ties, inspired by the novella of the same name by the Polish author Jaroslaw Iwaszkiewicz. Through dance sequences, realistic vignettes, and a sparse narration, the film moves fluidly between reality and the interior lives of the characters, evoking story and character through a physical language that is emotional and psychological.

Additional Credits

Lead Dancers Lonnie Poupard Jr., Matt Reeves, Colette Krogol, Hannah Tamminen, Hela Sage Giaever | Producer Roweena Mackay, Dean Taucher | Director of Photography Brian O’Carroll | Composer Joel Pickard | Editing Marilys Ernst | Costume Designer Marina Lelchuk with Jessica Bergstrom | Production Designer Dean Taucher | Writer Ellen McLaughlin

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San Francisco Dance Film Fest, The Birch Grove, Director: Gabrielle Lansner, Choreographer: Lansner Company

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