Steppin’ Out – Shorts 2021
Thursday, 10/21, 1:00 PM
Different Ways to Go Downstairs
Director: Julie Olivo, Experimental, USA, 3 mins.
A demonstration on taking steps.
Director: Linda Girvin, Experimental, Mexico, 3 mins.
A film about the human species ongoing troubled relationship with nature.
Rite of Passage
Director: Olivia Griselda, Experimental, Indonesia, 3 mins.
A man enters a passage and must choose to embrace either the persistence of time or the will of nature.
From Heaven is Cali
Director: Christaan Felber, Documentary, Colombia, 12 mins.
In the Southwest of Colombia, there is a city where salsa dancing exists in a form that is unique in its boldness and energy, yet pure in its tradition and style.
Director: Tseng Yu Chin, Experimental, Taiwan, 10 mins.
If the smog was another you – a same existence from another world to look at your body in this group full of chaos and desire.
Director: Colleen Keough, Experimental, USA, 8 mins.
A video and sound work exploring the dismantling of patriarchal systems and a call back to Earth centered feminine wisdom.
Director: Sarah Friedland, Experimental, USA, 17 mins.
A film about the choreography of preparing for the future.
Director: Mitchell Rose, Experimental, USA, 3 mins.
A dancer is shot from 16 camera angles and edited at a disturbing rate.
Director: Alexandra Bodnarchuk, Experimental, USA, 13 mins.
Set in an enigmatic space containing a bathtub, we initially see an interplay between the water and each dancer as they tentatively touch, experience, and immerse themselves in it.
Director: Samantha Shay, Experimental, Denmark, Iceland, USA, 15 mins.
A viscerally tangible story of a woman and her compulsive, introverted desire for connection.
Director: George Edward Ellzey Jr., Experimental, USA, 7 mins.
An experimental lyrical dance film using vocal percussion to explore the mixed reality of black voices in a white world.