A quartet of films displaying the inquisitive, risk-taking nature of artists as they attempt to create new definitions of style, form, and identity.
Friday, November 7, 2014 | 9:00 pmBrava Theater Center, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco
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Director: Seeta Patel, Kamala Devam
Choreographer: Seeta Patel, Kamala Devam
View Trailer In a tick-box society where identity has become a commodity, directors/choreographers Seeta Patel and Kamala Devam take a humorous look at how we as humans and artists are influenced by the expectations and definitions placed upon us. Who puts us in these boxes? Society, institutions, individuals or ourselves?
Directors: Sima Gonsai, Babis Alexidis
Choreographer: Lee Fisher Co-presented by AXIS Dance Company Freefall is one of the only companies in the West Midlands, UK, that is comprised of performers with learning disabilities. The dancers’ unique imaginations allow choreographers and filmmakers to explore new creative possibilities. that is comprised of performers with learning disabilities. The dancers’ unique imaginations allow choreographers and filmmakers to explore new creative possibilities.
Director: John Kirkscey
Choreographers: LaShonte Anderson, Rafael Ferreras, Dylan G-Bowley, Jonathan Gaston
View Trailer Two Memphis jookers (urban dancers) and two ballet dancers fuse their dance styles to a soundtrack that mixes hip-hop beats and cello at a famous Memphis juke joint.
Director, Making Of: Eric Seals
Director, Short Film: David Anderson
Choreographer: Preston Miller
View Trailer A behind-the-scenes documentary accompanying the short film “Enemy Within,” featuring some of America’s top dancers in an unprecedented collaboration as they explore a unique blending of dance genres. Featuring New York City Ballet’s Tiler Peck, Dragon House Crew member Marquese Scott, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Matthew Rushing, and Complexions Contemporary Ballet’s Samantha Figgins.