DFA & FSLC Announce New Dates for the 2018 Dance on Camera Festival

DFA & FSLC Announce New Dates for the 2018 Dance on Camera Festival

NEW DATES ANNOUNCED FOR THE 46TH ANNUAL DANCE ON CAMERA FESTIVAL, CO-PRESENTED BY DANCE FILMS ASSOCIATION & THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER: JULY 20 – 24, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Press Contact:
Rebecca Hadley
Dance Films Association
rebecca@dancefilms.org

June 26, 2017, New York, NY — Dance Films Association, Inc. (DFA) and the Film Society of Lincoln Center (FSLC) are pleased to announce new dates in the summer season for the 46th edition of the Dance on Camera Festival, to be held July 20 – 24, 2018. Since 1996, the festival has been an annual wintertime event at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, presenting an array of dance films from imaginative, genre-stretching shorts to documentaries that bring light to untold stories and lost histories, alongside retrospective selections, filmmaker panels, cutting edge media and art installations, and free community and student programs.

“There is nothing more fulfilling for DFA than to adapt our programming to be more accessible to the general public and beneficial to dance filmmakers,” says Paul Galando, President of Dance Films Association. “We continue to see growing enthusiasm for dance on film worldwide, and with this shift, the Dance on Camera Festival will be available to wider audiences, including summer tourists visiting NYC, educators building the programming into their summer research, as well as new collaborative industry partners and sponsors. We look forward to bringing together diverse multi-disciplinary artists, exchanging ideas about dance film with our global community of filmmakers, and supporting and celebrating their work on screen in July 2018.”

Submissions for the 2018 Festival will open in fall of 2017 and close in spring of 2018. Learn more about Dance on Camera Festival here: dancefilms.org/dance-on-camera

FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER
The Film Society of Lincoln Center is devoted to supporting the art and elevating the craft of cinema. The only branch of the world-renowned arts complex Lincoln Center to shine a light on the everlasting yet evolving importance of the moving image, this nonprofit organization was founded in 1969 to celebrate American and international film. Via year-round programming and discussions; its annual New York Film Festival; and its publications, including Film Comment, the U.S.’s premier magazine about films and film culture, the Film Society endeavors to make the discussion and appreciation of cinema accessible to a broader audience, as well as to ensure that it will remain an essential art form for years to come.

The Film Society receives generous, year-round support from The New York Times, Shutterstock, Variety, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. American Airlines is the Official Airline of the Film Society of Lincoln Center. For more information, visit www.filmlinc.org and follow @filmlinc on Twitter.

 

DANCE FILMS ASSOCIATION Dance Films Association, Inc. (DFA) 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 conducts year round programming such as the Dance Film Lab, Dance Films Presents, and Capturing Motion NYC and additionally acts as a Fiscal Sponsor and offers a Production Grant.

Dance Films Association receives generous year-round support from our members, The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, The Office of the Mayor Bill De Blasio, and Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl, as well as The New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is provided by Jody and John Arnhold, Emerging Movement Council, AbelCine, Wave Farm: Media Arts Assistance Fund, The Harkness Foundation for Dance, Dance and New Media Foundation, Brown-Forman, Funders For LGBTQ Issues, Gibney Dance Center, and Materials for the Arts. For more information visit www.dancefilms.org and follow @dancefilms on Twitter.

For inquiries, please contact:
Rebecca Hadley
Communications Associate
Dance Films Association
(374) 505-8649
rebecca@dancefilms.org
www.dancefilms.org
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