Screendance 3: Screenscapes

Dive deeper into screendance with these four international works.

Experience four international dance works for camera that expertly merge multidimensional artistic media to shape abstract worlds and tell urgent stories. Themes of migration and displacement, mourning, and transformative self-discovery together emphasize the triumphant power of the individual spirit and supportive communal relationships.

Program Info

Runtime: 64 minutes

Saturday, October 7 @ 3:30pm

Venue: ODC Theater

$15 General Admission

Program Films

Vividream Matteo Di Loreto dance film SFDFF 2023
In the quiet emptiness of the majestic Royal Danish Theater, “Vividream” follows a woman caught between fantasy and reality as she is joined in her vision by a group of dancing dreamers.
Matteo Di Loreto
Matteo Di Loreto
(Denmark, 2022) 11:02 minutes


Until The Moon Is Born In The West Lea Bethke dance film SFDFF 2023
Together with dancers who have experienced war and flight, "Until the Moon is Born in the West" tells a refugee’s story, from the hopelessness of a destroyed home and the suffocating fear of being on the run to the confusions of hope and disorientation when arriving at a safe harbor.
Lea Bethke
Raphael Moussa Hillebran, Medhat Aldaabal
(Germany, 2023) 23:55 minutes

Until the Moon is Born in the West

Return-Hofesh Shechter Gauthier-Dance Theaterhaus Stuttgart.jpg
From the mind of acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, “Return” is a celebration of life, love, and longing told through the lens of death.
Hofesh Shechter, Gauthier Dance, Theaterhaus Stuttgart
Hofesh Shechter
(United Kingdom, 2023) 14:42 minutes


“Topia” investigates the complexity of emotional response and conditioning by exploring core emotions of rage, fear, and love and mining the myriad manifestations of darkness–numbness, dissociation, depression, and mania.
Jessie Lee Thorne, Justin Thorne
Jessie Lee Thorne
(United States, 2022) 15:37 minutes