05 Jul DFA Digest: July 5
July 5th, 2012
107 Greenwich Street (between Rector and Carlisle Streets) New York, NY 10006 FREE Dance Films Association launches our year round Films that Move screening initiative with a special screening at Charlotte’s Place on July 19th at 6pm. This screening will preview one film from each of four programs screening at the World Financial Center throughout the month of July. Join us for a reception and a summer dance film screening: COLOR, SPACE, WATER, PLAY.
Deadline: August 15th, 2012 SubmitThe 18th annual Cucalorus Film Festival (November 8-11, 2012) seeks submissions from choreographers, dance companies, filmmakers and creative teams to be considered for “Dance-a-lorus.” Dance-a-lorus (established in 2005) is a program supporting choreographers experimenting with film and choreographers collaborating with filmmakers. The annual showcase presents innovative performances that blur the boundaries between film and choreography. Dance-a-lorus is held at Thalian Hall as the opening night event for Cucalorus. Previous Dance-a-lorus Program About Cucalorus Taking place in Willmington, North Carolina, Cucalorus brings people together to celebrate, discover and create independent films. The annual festival provides a non-competitive environment to showcase and support filmmakers.
“Gene was a man of many dimensions. I am looking forward to sharing these different aspects of the man and the creator with the Film Society audiences.”- Kelly’s widow, film historian Patricia Ward Kelly
Special EventsAn Evening of Gene Kelly Friday, July 20, 2012 7:00pm Walter Reade Theater Tickets Kelly’s widow, film historian Patricia Ward Kelly, takes us behind the scenes with an intimate portrait of the man who helped create some of the most memorable scenes in film history. Gene Kelly: Changing the Look of Dance on Film Saturday, July 21 6:30pm Walter Reade Theater Tickets This special program, presented by Patricia Ward Kelly and based upon interviews with her late husband explores Gene Kelly’s contribution in creating a particularly American dance form and his innovations in the use of cinematography, choreography and animation.