Body In Space

Show Title: Body In Space
Competition Shorts
Thursday, April 6, 3:00 PM

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Jill
Director: Lilli Carré
Experimental Animation
7 min
USA

Set in a plain white room reminiscent of a gallery space or a testing laboratory, an acousmatic voice interacts with Jill exploring the idea of the rebellious cartoon body.

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Kingdom
Director: Bentley Heyman
Experimental
7 min
USA

This film examines one man’s internal struggle to come to terms with who he is and what he is looking for in life.

Exquisite Corps
Director: Mitchell Rose
Experimental
6 min

42 American contemporary choreographers link together on a chain love letter to dance.

AU_REVOIR

Au revoir Balthazar
Director: Rafael Sommerhalder
Animation
10 min
Switzerland

A scarecrow, a storm, a broken leg. The resonant sound of a sea shell. Leaving forever.

Red Moon Rising
Director: Vivienne Dick
Experimental
15 min
Ireland

A celebration of the carnivalesque, through dance, performance and the spoken word.

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Women’s Christmas Night
Director: Oonagh Kearney
Experimental
6 min
Ireland

A highly visual and feminist response to Séan Ó’Riordáin’s famous Irish language poem.

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Gray Elegy
Director: James Duesing
Experimental Animation
5 min
USA

A buoyant character struggles with hazards in a cloudy gray environment. Inspired by the Dylan Thomas poem Lie Still, Sleep Becalmed.

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Suspendu
Director: Elie Grappe
Narrative
15 min
Switzerland

At dawn, in a great classical dance conservatory, a boy falls while rehearsing. Something breaks in his foot, causing sharp pain.

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Raised by Krump
Director: Maceo Frost
Documentary
21 min
USA

Krumping,a Compton/South Central, Los Angeles born dance movement, helps people deal with the emotional issues of growing up in one of LA’s toughest neighborhoods.

Posted in Competition 2017