Dance Goes On Shorts Program

Dance Goes On features thirteen short films. From Cinderella stories to COVID-inspired romantic interludes, these films are packed with fabulous dance and music. With work from Argentina to Senegal, Costa Rica to French Polynesia, this global celebration reminds us that dance is a thriving universal language that cannot be silenced. An engaging and accessible introduction to dance on camera, or to dance in general.

Viewing Details: This digital screening is available to stream between 12:00 pm Sunday, October 18 and 11:59 pm Sunday, October 25. Suggested Viewing Time: Monday, October 19 at 7:00 pm.

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Feature Ticket, Festival Pass

$9.00 / $50.00

Available October 18 - October 25, 2020

Runtime: 62 minutes


Program Films

Dear Dancer
From New York to San Francisco, 16 dancers from across the country, representing a range of street dance styles and contemporary dance, move as if they are a single being, with each dancer’s actions flowing naturally into the next.
Kelly Whalen
Various Artists
(United States, 2020) 0:04:01

Dear Dancer

Quiet Hearts
“While we loved each other we didn’t need words to make ourselves understood.” – Albert Camus, The Plague
Joe Mischo
Raymond Ejiofar, Stephanie Kim
(2020) 4:20

Quiet Hearts

The Conversation
Through a dynamic fusion of movement and dialogue, The Conversation explores the challenges black men and women experience when communicating their racial experience to white partners.
Lanre Malaolu
Lanre Malaolu
(United Kingdom, 2019) 0:13:27

The Conversation

A Star
While traveling to Senegal for a film project, Yoram Savion decided to document the dance scene in Dakar, Senegal. Featuring LINES ballet dancer Adji Cissoko and Dakar-based dancers Cortex, Alioune and Dexter.
Yoram Savion
Cortex, Alioune, Dexter, and Adji Cissoko
(United States/Senegal, 2020) 1:49

A-Star (Senegal)

This work represents the importance of supporting each other in life and knowing that we are not alone.
Alonso Segura Mora, Felipe Ramírez Cover
Eduardo Zumbado
(Costa Rica, 2018) 2:50


Being captures the restorative power that draws the dancer to the dance. Away from a life of sidewalks and cellphones, where beauty is unnoticed, time stops so it may start again. The dance restores the self, and the senses reconnect with the world, like a flower bouncing back from destruction.
Pablo Destito and Agustina Videla
Agustina Videla
(Argentina, 2020) 0:07:14


A heart-warming, compelling, relatable tale of a young couple in lockdown. As time passes living on top of each other, they cast technology aside and find each other again.
Ellen Hathaway, Joseph Delaney
Ellen Hathaway, Joseph Delaney
(United Kingdom, 2020) 3:40


Bad Feeling
A couple of young Polynesian dancers share a dance in Paris, maybe for the last time …
Nyko PK16
Tahia Cambet
(French Polynesia, 2019) 3:51

Bad Feeling

Sean and John Scott Dance for Black Lives Matter
In this tribute to Black Lives Matter, Sean and John express their compassion thru the art of tap dance and drums to show love & unity for all the fallen souls through these trying times.
Sean and John Scott
Sean and John Scott
(United States, 2017) 3:39

Sean and John Tap for BLM

Waters into Wilderness
A short dance film looking at the impact of community space when its not filled with the community. Featuring LED, choreographed by Lauren Edson, Danced by Brett Perry, and music by Andrew Stensaas.
Quinn Wharton
Lauren Edson
(United States, 2020) 0:4:42

Waters Into Wilderness

A woman suffering in isolation gets a taste of the spotlight.
Erin Brown Thomas
Selkie Hom
(United States, 2019) 0:04:00


A concrete skate park under grey skies. Enter BUNNY.
James Copeman
Sophia Melvin
(United Kingdom, 2019) 1:59


Cinderella Games
Do YOU want to live happily ever after? Find the shoe, outplay your opponents, and beat the clock to claim the prize!
Jessica Wright, Morgann Runacre-Temple
Jessica Wright, Morgann Runacre-Temple
(United Kingdom, 2019) 6:29

Cinderella Games

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