Dance on Camera

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

  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...

  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...

  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...

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...

  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...

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...

  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...

  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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...