January 2012

Jury Award Nominees *Winner to be announced at the closing night reception. Closing Night Reception Frieda and Roy Furman Gallery Tuesday, January 31 8:00pm The Nominees: Falling is a succinct, elegant, and deftly executed short film creating a delightfully satisfying choreographic concept, capturing movement in a way that only dancefilm can. freedom2dance is a short, but very...

Coup de Grace Clara van Gool, 2010 Netherlands | 26minutes Friday January 27, 6:00pm Sunday January 29, 1:30om Walter Reade Theater Meet the Artist: Clara van Gool Saturday January 28, 4:00pm Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center Clara van Gool’s COUP DE GRACE is a screen adaptation of ÖLELÉS, a duet that has toured to...

Falling Adriano Cirulli, 2011 UK | 5m Monday January 30, 8:30pm Walter Reade Theater A study of human interaction, expressed through movement and sound, FALLING is an abstract study of human interaction, expressed entirely through movement and sound. A man and a woman drift through an empty void, their bodies twisting...

Eye on Dance: Interview with Moses Pendleton and Jonathan Wolken Celia Ipiotis and Jeff Bush,  1987 USA | 28m Saturday January 28, 6:15pm Walter Reade Theater Dance on Camera Festival includes several major anniversary programs, including the 30th anniversary of EYE ON DANCE, the ground-breaking Public Television interview program that...

Re-staging Shelter Bruce Berryhill & Martha Curtis, 2011 USA | 29m Monday January 30th, 6:00pm Tuesday January 31st, 1:30pm Walter Reade Theater Exclusive excerpt from Re-staging Shelter In October 2011, the Dance on Camera Tour made it's way to Virginia Commonwealth University. Re-staging Shelter screened alongside the following films from our 2011 Festival- There is...

Wayne McGregor- Going Somewhere Catherine Maximoff, 2011 France | 80 minutes Monday January 30th, 8:30pm Walter Reade Theater Notes on WAYNE MCGREGOR - GOING SOMEWHERE by director Catherine Maximoff I could say that for documentaries, I always try to have the 'form' stick to the content. For me, the way the film...

Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance Bob Hercules, 2012 USA | 90 minutes Friday January 27th, 8:30pm- STANDBY ONLY Saturday January 28th,  1:30pm- With live simulcast and interactive panel via Twitter hashtag #joffreymovie Walter Reade Theater "A Vibrant Career at the Ballet, but With a Lens and Not Toeshoes" An article on Herbert Migdoll  [caption...

Bench Seat Anna Mastro, 2011 USA | 19m Saturday January 28th, 2pm Walter Reade Theater Synopsis: A classic love story with a musical twist choreographed by Chris Judd and written by Neil LaBute, this film catches a young couple on the verge of either moving forward or breaking up. While...

En Dedans Gabrielle Lamb, 2011 USA | 10m Saturday January 28, 4pm Walter Reade Theater A one-of-a-kind film collage that draws on dancers’ dream journals, choreography, structured improv and spoken text. Gabrielle Lamb writes, "When I set out on my collaboration with the BalletX dancers, I had in mind to make a film...

Finding Billy Joe Locarro, 2012 USA | 70 minutes Sunday January 29th, 4pm Walter Reade Theater [caption id="attachment_5968" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Finding Billy"][/caption] Introduction by director David Fernandez and Q&A with director Joe Locarro and 'Billys' – David Alvarez, Kiril Kulish, Trent Kowalik to follow the screenings! Excerpt from: "Finding Billy Elliot: The journey...

A Flash to the Past by Deirdre Towers, Dance on Camera Festival  Curator In 1994, I looked out at the sparse Dance on Camera Festival (DOCF) audience at Anthology Film Archives and asked anyone whether they had any suggestions for building the festival. Margaret Williams, the brilliant British...