Dance Films Association and Solar One Announce Solar Powered Film Series: Films That Move

Dance Films Association and Solar One Announce Solar Powered Film Series: Films That Move

Dance Films Association and Solar One announce

Solar Powered Film Series: Films That Move September 13-15, 2012 Stuyvesant Cove Park FREE

 

NEW YORK (August 23, 2012) Dance Films Association (DFA) and Solar One (Solar 1) return to Stuyvesant Cove Park for their second annual Solar Powered Film Series: Films That Move made possible by Rooftop Films. Open to the public at no admission, stop by for a bite from a local food truck and perhaps the last chance of the season to catch a solar powered dance film evening.   Solar Powered Film Series: Films That Move: Water 9/13/2012, 8:00pm-10:00pm Stuyvesant Cove Park, 24-20 FDR Drive, Service Road East New York, NY 10010 Entitled Water, this program is comprised of 5 short dance films which were screened throughout the month of July with ArtsBrookfield as a part of CultureStream at the World Financial Center’s Big TV in the Winter Garden.   Solar Powered Film Series: Films That Move: The Dancer Films 9/14/2012, 8:00pm-10:00pm Stuyvesant Cove Park 24-20 FDR Drive, Service Road East New York, NY 10010   The Dancer Films, is a rapturous short film directed by Judy Dennis and inspired by cartoons by Jules Feiffer. With Andrea Weber of Merce Cunningham Dance Company as the Dancer and Jennifer Dundas as her voice. The evening opens with Jane Ira Bloom Trio, featuring 2012 Jazz Journalists Association Award winner Jane Ira Bloom on soprano sax, with Mark Helias on bass and Bobby Previte on drums. Original artwork by Jules Feiffer provides the background on our riverside big screen.   Solar Powered Film Series: Films That Move: Moviehouse 9/15/2012, 8:00pm-10:00pm Stuyvesant Cove Park 24-20 FDR Drive, Service Road East New York, NY 10010   Moviehouse presents The Other (manque à être) by fictionale. The program is a dynamic integration of two channel videos and a live performance that explores the ideas of discontinuities and the impossibility of mending them. Choreographed by Mayuna Shimizu, Performed by Mayuna Shimizu & Hazuki Homma, Video by Hyunsuk Kim & Kyoungin Jung, Directed by Hyunsuk Kim *********************************************** Dance Films Association Dance Films Association is dedicated to furthering the art of dance film. Connecting artists and organizations, fostering new works for new audiences, and sharing essential resources, DFA seeks to be a catalyst for innovation in and preservation of dance on camera. Currently, DFA is actively seeking to broaden its audience via new media initiatives and membership drives, to support cutting edge approaches to dance documentation, and to expand partnerships with schools, arts partners, media sites, and other institutions. Alongside the Dance on Camera Festival, DFA offers year round programming such as the Dance Film Lab and Films That Move. Visit: www.dancefilms.org Like: www.facebook.com/dancefilms Back: www.kickstarter.com/pages/DFA   Solar 1 Green Arts, Energy, and Education Center Solar One, the City’s first solar-powered “Green Energy, Arts, and Education Center,” inspires New Yorkers to become environmentally responsible city dwellers. The organization teaches environmental consciousness through a variety of unique programs that connect people to the urban environment around them. Solar One provides in-school, education, job training, outreach and cultural programs while also maintaining one of New York’s most unique public spaces at Stuyvesant Cove Park. Visit: www.solar1.org Like: https://www.facebook.com/solaronenyc
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