Let’s Boogie – 2024

Monday April 8, 10:00 AM

Kāua – We (You & I)
Director: Rachel Makana’aloha O Kauikeolani Nakawatase, Experimental, USA, 2 min
In an attempt to use mirror divination, a spirit appears as a clever creature during the year of the rabbit.

Junior & the Kid
Director: Dani Wasserman, Experimental, USA, 4 min
A sparse retelling of a fictional love affair between an unnamed western cowboy and 90s baseball superstar and heartthrob Ken Griffey Jr.

How to Outline Grief
Director: Kym McDaniel, Experimental, USA, 6 min
Sea, snow, tears and bodies collide as grief is poetically explored through movement and landscape.

Directors: Jeremy Moss, Pamela Vail, Experimental, USA, 5 min
A spell. A transfiguration. An incantation. A figure transgresses elements, time, and space. Minerals and chemicals intersect, multiply, and overlap.

Venus in Ferns
Director: Laura Rachel Conway, Experimental, USA, 8 min
Using Victorian gardening advice columns from the 1800s as its primary source material, these self-help texts appear absurd in the way they reinscribe toxic gender scripts.

Director: Ryan McCown, Animation, USA, 8 min
A rivalry between two figure skaters and their coaches. And a witch.

Goddess of Speed
Director: Frédéric Moffet, Experimental, USA, 8 min
A film titled Dance Movie appears in many Warhol filmographies, but no work with this title has been found in the archive. Inspired by descriptions of the missing film is poetically reimagined.

Director: Rowan Gra,y Narrative, Canada, 10 min
A gymnast develops a mysterious disorder that prevents her from competing.

To M
Director: Patricia Werneck Ribas, Experimental, Brazil, 12 min
A woman’s voice passionately addresses the enigmatic figure “M” in a story that initially portrays a positive shift as one colonial ruler replaces another.

An Exemplary Punk
Director: Diandra Arriaga, Experimental, Mexico, 11 min
We didn’t want to be anyone’s example, nor did anyone set us as an example. From our first slam together, I knew we were going to be connected forever.

Breakin’ Brothers
Director: David Bolger, Experimental, Ireland, 24 min
Brothers Cristian & Cosmo arrive in a seaside town in Ireland from the Dominican Republic in 2014, and find their street dance skills vital to acceptance in a new homeland