SFDFF expands its festival reach by partnering with Catharine Clark Gallery. SFDFF’s presentation of the film installation The Running Tongue from UK Choreographer Siobhan Davies and Filmmaker David Hinton, is part of BOX BLUR | Dance, Word and Performance in Concert with Kambui Olujimi’s What Endures, an ambitious gathering of artists and dance organizations curated by Catharine Clark celebrating dance.

Catharine Clark Gallery
248 Utah Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

September 10 – October 29th

Kambui Olujimi: What Endures
Inspired by dance marathons of the 1920s and 1930s, Olujimi’s exhibition features photographs, works on paper, and video in proximity to a large site-specific sculpture of interlocking platforms that serves as the stage for multiple encounters during the exhibition.
Opening reception: Saturday, September 10, 3 – 5 pm
Free and open to the public

September 12, 2016 | 6:00 -8:00 pm

Words on Dance: Beyond the Proscenium
A conversation with dance professionals on the topic of dance outside the theatre. Discussants: Damian Smith, My-Linh Le, Margaret Jenkins, Julia Adam, Amie Dowling, Weston Krukow, and Kristine Elliott in conversation about dancers and choreographers who have stepped outside the theater to create performances and experiences in unexpected places.
Tickets: $75 | Purchase tickets

September 17, 2016 | 3:00 – 6:00 pm

Margaret Jenkins Dance Company performs Site Series (Inside Outside): A Response to the Work of Kambui Olujimi
Commencing at 3pm with a prologue in the main gallery space, the choreography unfolds organically with a series of dance solo, duets and trios performed on Olujimi’s platforms and amidst the audience. The event promises an exceptional afternoon of art and dance, complimented by hors d’oeuvres and wine.
Tickets: $75 | Purchase tickets


October 13, 14, 18 & 25 | 6:30 – 7:30pm

The Running Tongue presented by SFDFF
Siobhan Davies and David Hinton have worked together for the second time to make a film installation in collaboration with 22 dance artists, sound artists and animators. Footage of a running woman is played continuously in a loop, freezing at random intervals to reveal scenes imagined by each of the artists.
Free with RSVP to or 415–399-1439