Featured 2021 Encore Shorts

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Encore Shorts: Fly Me to the Moon

SFDFF Encore Shorts Fly Me To The Moon
Kate Duhamel
Jenna Marie, Adji Cissoko
(United States, 2021) 2:48 min
Grammy-winner Ledisi sings a brand-new version of Bart Howard's classic, Fly Me to the Moon, with dancers from LINES Ballet and San Francisco Ballet, attired in bomber pilot jackets.

Encore Shorts: Diorama

Sebastian Kloborg
Sebastian Kloborg
(Germany, 2020) 5:54 min
Dance film starring the renowned Maria Kochetkova and Daniil Simkin

Encore Shorts: Woven

Encore Shorts: Woven
Joe Mischo
Stephanie Kim
(USA , 2021) 2:56 min
In Woven, Shelley Bruce’s poetry combines with dance, and lyrical visuals in an ode to the abiding connection between womanhood and the natural world.

Encore Shorts: Dear Black Girls

SFDFF Encore Shorts Dear Black Girls Yoram Savion
Yoram Savion
Isha Clarke, Shayla Avery
(United States, 2020) 9:09
Combines the duel disciplines of dance and poetry to express the power of self-awareness.

Encore Shorts: Tang’O

Encore Shorts: Tang'O
Bastien Soleil
Ariadna Hafez
(France, 2020) 3:14 min
Tang’O offers an innovative take on underwater videography. In order to complete filming, the dancer and cameraman free dived 120 times

Encore Shorts: Lying Together

Film still from SFDFF 2022 Encore Shorts film Lying Together by Corey Baker
Corey Baker
Corey Baker
(United Kingdom, 2020) 4:50 min
Lying Together is a collaboration between Hong Kong Ballet and Corey Baker Dance. This colorful romp makes use of the city of Hong Kong as an ever intriguing and vital landscape to help raise awareness of the impact of climate change.

Encore Shorts: Smokestack Lightning

SFDFF Encore Shorts Smokestack Lightning
Charissa Kroeger, Eric Schloesser
Charissa Kroeger, Eric Schloesser
(USA, 2021) 6:04 min
Smokestack Lightning chronicles the adventure of two dancers as they navigate their shared dreamscape, devoid of time and relieved of convention

Encore Shorts: Historians

SFDFF Encore Shorts Historians
Akil McKenzie
Akil McKenzie
(Canada, 2020) 4:00 min
A moving collage of spoken word, visual art, and a wide array of dance styles, Historians interrogates the African American experience and highlights the powerful resilience of a community under constant attack

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