SFDFF On The Road

Audience Favorites 2022 (AF22)​

Audiences Favorites 2022 features a specially curated program of some of the more provocative, creative and joyous dance film shorts from our 2022 official selections. Featuring work by Bay Area and international filmmakers, this eclectic program is a comical and playful mix of artistic disciplines and styles.

To request the rental of this Touring Reel Program, please send an email to linda@dancefilmsf.org.

The Program:

TheGame, James Kinney, Pierre Marais
Characters take to the streets with flair in this short Noir dance film.
James Kinney, Pierre Marais
James Kinney
(United States, 2021) 4:30 minutes

The Game

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

An Evening With Taglioni

Angyil, Fanny Texier
Using spirituality and dance as tools to understand life.
Fanny Texier
(United States, 2020) 3:40 minutes


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

Moses Supposes

I Don't Need a Reason, Luke Willis
Lady Camden, Rupaul's Drag Race Season 14 finalist, reflects on what compels her to dance.
Luke Willis
Myles Thatcher
(United States, 2022) 3:00 minutes

I Don’t Need a Reason

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


Firebrand Sway, Saam Gabbay
String theory and sonder are brought to life through contemporary western movement with classical Indian Bharatanatyam and Kathak in an other-worldly landscape.
Saam Gabbay
Achinta S. McDaniel
(United States, 2021) 4:45 minutes

Firebrand Sway

Barbarians Origins, Romain Rachline Borgeaud
One boy’s courage inspires a movement.
(France, 2022) 3:40 minute

Barbarians : Origins

Still from "I Just Wanna Dance" by Amanda Beane, Abdiel Jacobsen and Shay Dixon dance film at SFDFF 2021
I Just Wanna Dance showcases the vitality and innovation of dancers from both the New York City and Los Angeles hustle scene.
Amanda Beane
Abdiel Jacobsen and Shay Dixon
(USA, 2021) 5:00 min

I Just Wanna Dance

Twine, Ana Contreras, Keely Song
A purely imagined world of movement and animation.
Ana Contreras, Keely Song
Keely Song
(United States, 2022) 3:42 minutes


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

Porch Light