Featured 2022 Encore Shorts

Director: Andrew Margetson
Choreographer: Irina Kononova
(United Kingdom, 2022) 4:14 minutes
A short dance film featuring a choreographed 'battle' between two teams of female dancers.

Encore Shorts: Stavropol

SFDFF Encore Shorts Porch Light
Director: Ned Farr
Choreographer: Mya McClellan, Kelly Bartnik
(United States, 2021) 6:21 minutes
A young woman returns home in search of the childhood she lost.

Encore Shorts: Porch Light

SFDFF Encore Shorts 2022 Angyil
Fanny Texier
(United States, 2020) 3:40 minutes
A look at how spirituality and dance can be tools to understand life.

Encore Shorts: Angyil

SFDFF Encore Shorts I Just Wanna Dance
Amanda Beane
Abdiel Jacobsen, Shay Dixon
(USA, 2021) 5:00 min
When two dancers are asked to partner at an audition each struggle with the flip sides of homophobia before finding common footing.

Encore Shorts: I Just Wanna Dance

I Dont Need a Reason, SFDFF Encore Shorts 2022
Luke Willis
Myles Thatcher
(United States, 2022) 3:00 minutes
Lady Camden, Rupaul's Drag Race Season 14 finalist, reflects on what compels her to dance

Encore Shorts: I Don’t Need a Reason...

film Moses Supposes for Encore Shorts 2022
Caleb Teicher
Gene Kelly
(United States, 2021) 3:52 minutes
A fresh, new take on “Moses Supposes” from Singin’ in the Rain.

Encore Shorts: Moses Supposes

Twine SFDFF Encore Shorts
Ana Contreras, Keely Song
Keely Song
(United States, 2022) 3:42 minutes
Enter a purely imagined world of movement and animation.

Encore Shorts: Twine

SFDFF Encore Shorts 2022 X.Y.
Xidan Zhang, Jingrong Li
Xing Zhu, Yue Zhu
(China, 2019) 4:27 minutes
Featuring the talents of two, twin dancers, this film offers a unique perspective on spiritual wilderness.

Encore Shorts: X.Y.

SFDFF Encore Shorts Barbarians: Origins
Romain Rachline Borgeaud
Romain Rachline Borgeaud
(France, 2022) 3:40 minutes
One boy’s courage inspires a movement

Encore Shorts: Barbarians – Origins

SFDFF 2022 Encore Shorts Firebrand Sway
Saam Gabbay
Achinta S. McDaniel
(United States, 2021) 4:45 minutes
In a blend of Eastern and Western dance styles, Firebrand Sway highlights the choreography of Blue13 Dance Company’s artistic director Achinta S. McDaniel

Encore Shorts: Firebrand Sway

SFDFF Encore Shorts Evening With Taglioni
Jessica Wright, Morgann Runacre-Temple
Jessica Wright, Morgann Runacre-Temple
(United Kingdom, 2021) 14:04 minutes
A surreal, comical romp through the true story of Marie Taglioni’s pointe shoes

Encore Shorts: An Evening with Taglioni

SFDFF Encore Shorts The Game by James Kinney
James Kinney, Pierre Marais
James Kinney
(United States, 2021) 4:30 minutes
Characters take to the streets with flair in this short Noir dance film

Encore Shorts: The Game

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