Seriously Screendance Shorts Program

Eight beautiful, contemplative screendance films for the true fan of this century-old genre. From stunning natural settings to the quiet simplicity of the studio, contemporary dance finds new expressions as artists explore their places in the world, and with each other.

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: Sunday, October 25 at 2:00 pm.

Co-Presenter: Amy Seiwert’s Imagery

program info

Feature Ticket, Festival Pass

$9.00 / $50.00

October 18 - October 25, 2020

Runtime: 61 minutes


Sponsored by: Larissa K. Roesch

Program Films

A young woman searches for a sense of home after experiencing a loss of innocence.
Larkin Poynton, Chris Martin, Andrew Ellis, Ben Stamper
Larkin Poynton, Chris Martin
(United States, 2018) 0:17:26


A short screendance filmed on location on Battle Lake, MN. Cygnus invites us to revel in the beauty of the sunrise over calm waters as the moon slips behind the horizon. A celebration of the earth, the body, and their kinship.
Cara Hagan, Robert Uehlin
Cara Hagan
(United States, 2018) 0:06:14


A meditation on the human body, identity and movement.
Shaun Clarke
John Lam
(United States, 2020) 0:07:15


Human Habitat
Human Habitat has its origin in the clash between untouched nature and growing industry in the Arctic and explores the oscillation between human resistibility and fragility.
Flavia Devonas Hoffmann
Flavia Devonas Hoffmann
(Norway, 2020) 0:08:27

Human Habitat

Allow an easement is a work that researches the concept of manifestation and the evolved idea of willing possibilities into existence in connection to the practice of controlling and releasing in the body.
Audrey Rae Colette, Simon Gulergun
Kayla Aguilar, Nadia Maryam
(United States, 2019) 4:26

Allow an Easement

A group of men from different backgrounds between the ages of 12 and 85 feel the power and intimacy of touch. What does it mean to be a man and to connect with other men? MEN is a dance film by Finnish choreographer Hanna Brotherus.
Hanna Brotherus
Hanna Brotherus, Nella Turkki
(Finland, 2020) 0:04:26


My Own Worst Enemy
On your way to reaching a goal you are often battling against yourself. You take various steps, but it is the most unpredictable move that defeats your own worst enemy.
Harrie Verbeek, Jelena Kostić
Jelena Kostić
(Netherland, 2020) ) 6:12

My Own Worst Enemy

WAKE is a short dance film that explores and responds to modern attitudes around loss and grief, taking inspiration from different rituals and funeral traditions from around the world.
Katie Beard & Naomi Turner
Liv Lockwood
(United Kingdom, 2020) 8:03


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