Rodrigo Rocha-Campos: A Full Circle – Movement #1
presented in association with the San Francisco Dance Film Festival
[$15 general/ $13 students] Advance tickets here.
A quirky, edgy collection of screendance shorts ranging from fantasy to sci-fi to an earth shattering finale. Followed by Q & A with directors from Australia, Spain, France, and from our own backyard.
Films to be screened:
(UK, 2013) 3:40
Director: Chris Turner
Choreographer: George Williamson
Hallowed is a short film based on Dante’s Inferno, and was commissioned by (and features dancers from) the English National Ballet.
(Australia, 2013) 6:01
Directors: Thomas Pollard, Nathan Smith
Choreographer: Alisdair Macindoe
The last man on Earth sat alone in a room as three boys spend a sleep over telling each other scary stories. A cross over occurs between a fictional man’s life in solitude and the future of one of the boy’s very own reality.
(USA, 2013) 15:00
Director: Kimberly Warner
Choreographer: Emily Bartha
Standing on the threshold between innocence and experience, a young ballerina teeters between light and dark, order and chaos. 9 is a coming of age tale about the mysterious and sometimes frightening initiations that usher us into our becoming.
A Full Circle – Movement #1
(Canada, 2014) 4:25
Director: Rodrigo Rocha-Campos
Choreographer: Lisa Ho
Death and rebirth, future and the past, beginning and the end. You and I in a full circle.
Dance With Me
(Spain, 2014) 5:00
Director: Cristina Molino
Choreographer: Samuel Retortillo
Ella and Eric live an intense and heartbreaking love story. A promise will make it last forever.
(France, 2013) 9:01
Director: Baptiste Guiard, Rami Hassoun
Choreographer: Rami Hassoun
An obsessive love story, danced and felt until dizziness.
(Germany, 2012) 4:09
Director: Rusch Meyer
Diving through the mind’s eye … sifting debris of the splintering conscious … lurking in chambers of hope and memory …. spark ignites the other in self … stealing dominion in fragile reality … both collide … who shall prevail?
(USA, 2014) 3:00
Director: Kate Duhamel
Choreographer: Yuri Zhukov
Dirge is a modern interpretation of a funeral dance. Commissioned and broadcast as part of Channel 4′s Random Acts series.
(Australia, 2014) 14:47
Directors: Erin Fowler, Nick Graalman
Choreographer: Erin Fowler
Mother Earth is struggling for survival in an increasingly degraded and urbanised planet. Gaia uses the evocative blend of movement, music and film to highlight this reality.