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Thoughts on the Dance Film Genre

Since the earliest experiments of Thomas Edison and the Lumière brothers, dance and the moving image have evolved side by side, both as distinct art forms, and as a highly contested, unruly and thrilling hybrid: the dance film. “Dance film” may not even exist as a...

Brief Encounters with the 2015 Dance on Camera Shorts!

The short film is a largely misunderstood, under-seen and difficult genre— or, rather, it used to be. Before the advent of streaming video on the Internet, shorts were rarely screened outside of film schools, festivals and art house cinemas. Now that many shorts are increasingly...

Gus Reed Writing on Dance on Camera!

As Director of Communications and Programming, I introduce Gus Reed, contributing writer for the Dance on Camera Festival. In the next week, we'll feature programs you don't want to miss in the 2015 festival, just a little over a week away!  Check back here, under this category...

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DFA and FSLC Announce 43rd Edition of Dance on Camera

THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER AND DANCE FILMS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCE THE 43rd EDITION OF DANCE ON CAMERA JANUARY 30 – FEBRUARY 3, 2015   The opening-night selection is the U.S. Premiere of Girlchild Diary, spotlighting visionary artist Meredith Monk (who will appear in person), and the closing-night film is...

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The FSLC and DFA announce the 42nd Edition of Dance on Camera

THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER AND DANCE FILMS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCE THE 42nd EDITION OF DANCE ON CAMERA JANUARY 31 – FEBRUARY 4, 2014 World premieres include opening night selection of Greg Vander Veer’s MISS HILL: MAKING DANCE MATTER and closing night is Kate Geis’s PAUL TAYLOR: CREATIVE DOMAIN Special appearances...

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Closing Day for Dance on Camera is Here!

  February 5, 2013 Dance on Camera February 1-5, 2013 Closing Night Films Buy Tickets TO DANCE LIKE A MAN Capturing Motion NYC Winner, EN AVANT, and DOUBLE TAKE February 5, 6:00pm Francesca Beale Theater Closing Night Reception at the Furman Gallery February 5, 7:00pm Furman Gallery TRASH DANCE AMERICAN OVERTURE and SPARKLE February 5, 8:00pm Francesca Beale Theater   Gallery Exhibits Last...

Meet-Ups Today at Dance on Camera

  February 3, 2013 Dance on Camera February 1-5 We're half way there! DFA Member Meet-Up Today at noon, just 2 hours away!  Member Meet-Up Sunday, February 3 12:00p FREE 25CPW Gallery Come meet Dance Films Association staff, Board of Directors, and fellow members! We'll demo the NEW Online Membership System, with Arrow Root Media walking us through the...

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Dance on Camera in Action!

  February 1, 2013 Dance on Camera February 1-5, 2013 OPENING NIGHT! To see the full list of films with advance and standby availability  visit the Film Society of Lincoln Center website.   CAN’T MISS FILMS! by Farihah Zaman With the installations kicking off last night, the first screenings of the 2013 Dance on Camera Film Festival...

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Can’t Miss Films!

OPENING NIGHT OF DANCE ON CAMERA AND TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR THESE CAN'T-MISS FILMS! With the installations kicking off last night, the first screenings of the 2013 Dance on Camera Film Festival are just a few short hours away! If you have not yet had...

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Who is Shirley Clarke?

  THE DANCING CAMERA OF SHIRLEY CLARKE Shirley Clarke is a dancer’s dancer and a filmmaker’s filmmaker, the rare bird that can not only successfully transition from one challenging art to another, but see the line between the two as indistinct, allowing one to freely inform the...

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I Got Rhythm: the Music Videos of Alma Har’el

I Got Rhythm: the Music Videos of Alma Har'el There is a cadre of filmmakers who have cut their teeth directing music videos (consider, for example, Spike Jonze and Michel Gondry, whose music video work was so compelling it inspired a series of DVDs in the...

Dance on Camera Is Upon Us!

  January 31st, 2013 Dance on Camera Festival February 1-5, 2013 It's Upon Us!    25CPW Gallery Exhibit: Opening Tonight A preview of the Dance On Paper Exhibit  Opening Exhibit Thursday, January 31 6:00p-8:00p FREE 25CPW Gallery *Central Park West and 62nd Street Diego Aguda Pinilla: Meet the Artist Monday, February 4 7:00p FREE 25CPW Gallery Dance on Paper trailer on our Vimeo Channel!   Remember to visit...

It’s All Happening- One Week Away!

  January 25rd, 2013 What you need to know- one week away! Dance on Camera Festival February 1-5, 2013    What to know about the films: Introducing Farihah Zaman on Dance on Camera We are thrilled to introduce Farihah Zaman, contributing writer for the Dance on Camera Festival. To peak your interest, each day next week we'll...

Farihah Zaman on Dance on Camera

Farihah Zaman on Dance on Camera As Communications Associate, I am thrilled to introduce Farihah Zaman, contributing writer for the Dance on Camera Festival. Growing up in Bangladesh she is now an established writer for publications like Filmmaker Magazine and Huffington Post (see full bio below!). Her interest in...

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Review of Michio Ito Pioneering Dancer-Choreographer

Michio Ito Pioneering Dancer-Choreographer  Screening at Dance on Camera Festival Buy Tickets: Sunday February 3, 1:30 pm Buy Tickets: Tuesday February 5, 1:15 pm   Review of Michio Ito Pioneering Dancer-Choreographer  By Timothy Cowart, M.F.A. Bonnie Oda Homsey, has created a remarkable film about an overlooked but extremely important modern dance pioneer. You may have not ever...

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Interview with director Bonnie Oda Homsey

Michio Ito Pioneering Dancer-Choreographer  Screening at Dance on Camera Festival Buy Tickets: Sunday February 3, 1:30 pm Buy Tickets: Tuesday February 5, 1:15 pm An Interview by Timothy Cowart with Director Bonnie Oda Homsey on her Film Michio Ito: Pioneering Dancer-Choreographer October 27, 2012 – Los Angeles, CA Tim Cowart: What was the motivation for making this film? Bonnie Oda...

Dance on Camera Tickets on Sale! Shake a Leg!

January 10, 2013 Dance on Camera Tickets Now on Sale! Buy Tickets Online Dance Films Association Website Film Society of Lincoln Center Website  Visit FSLC Box Office Directions to FSLC Box Office (Members- please bring a valid Photo ID to verify name) Admission $13 General Public $9 Student & Senior $8 DFA & FLSC Member Save-Purchase 3 Films or more! 2013 Dance on...

The Countdown Begins!

January 2, 2013 4 weeks, 2 days until the Dance on Camera Festival! Tickets on Sale January 8 for DFA Members When the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve, Dance Films Association starts counting down to the Dance on Camera Festival. Leading up to February, the excitment for...

DFA Digest: December 5

December 5, 2012 2013 DANCE ON CAMERA FESTIVAL LINEUP ANNOUNCED Read the Press Release The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Dance Films Association announce the 41st edition of DANCE ON CAMERA February 1-5, 2013 Opening Night launches with the World Premiere of  Alan Brown’s FIVE DANCES Lineup highlights include the 50th Anniversary of Francisco Rovira...

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FSLC and DFA Announce the 41st Edition of Dance on Camera

PRESS RELEASE The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Dance Films Association announce the 41st edition of DANCE ON CAMERA February 1-5, 2013 Opening Night launches with the World Premiere of  Alan Brown’s FIVE DANCES Lineup highlights include the 50th Anniversary of Francisco Rovira Beleta’s flamenco classic, LOS TARANTOS; ice dancing with...

This Week at DFA!

  November 26, 2012 This Week at DFA! TUESDAY NIGHT Meet the Artist: David Hinton Screening and Talk Back with David Hinton Alongside the screening of additional dance films by New York based artists November 27, 2012 6:00pm-8:00pm Pink Pony, back screening room 176 Ludlow Street New York, NY 10002 FREE  RSVP by emailing brighid@dancefilms.org with NOV27 in...

DFA Digest: November 20

  November 21, 2012 DFA PROGRAMS Dance Film Lab  Distribution Panel Liz Wolff- Dance on Camera Festival, The Weinstein Company Nick Dawson- Filmmaker Magazine, IFP and reRun November 28, 2012 7:30pm-10:00pm Dance New Amsterdam, Studio 6 280 Broadway (entrance on 35 Chambers) $10 for DFA or DNA Members; $25 for Non-Members Email brighid@dancefilms.org with DFL in the subject line...

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A conversation with Suzon Fuks

A conversation with Suzon Fuks- told by Brighid Greene "Welcome to Waterwheel-an interactive, collaborative platform for sharing media and ideas, performance and presentation."And hello. I’m Brighid Greene, Communications Assocaite of Dance Films Assocaition, And this is John Hoobyar, Program Administrator at Pentacle, and we like to...