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Special Selection from the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival Program 3: Dancing Frames
March 4, 2012 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm| $10
Program 3: Dancing Frames
A dance uprising against disappearing jobs, an orchestration of football fans, an exquisitely choreographed voyage through everyday life during the summer vacations, dances of light throughout the city of Tokyo, a dancing romance set against the backdrop of New York’s gay scene… A splendid musical mix! (Approx. 80 minutes)
WHEN: Sunday, March 4, 5:30pm
WHERE: Barbès, 376 9th St, Brooklyn, NY, 11215
COST: $10, DFA Members $8
(Space is limited)
One Man Walking / United Kingdom, England / 2011 / 17’17 (sneak preview)
dir. Margaret Williams
ONE MAN WALKING explores some of the intensity and challenges of life in the metropolis, using krumping – an expressive and highly energetic dance movement – combined with the uplifting excitement of free-running.
Le Silence des machines / France / 2007 / 08’50
dir. Paul Calori, Kostia Testut
The workers at “Fil de Soie, Inc.” are in shock: the machines used for manufacturing women’s lingerie have disappeared, moved to a country where work costs nothing. Marc, the foreman, and his workers have made up their minds: they have to fight!
RIP Rich / United States / 2009 / 03’57
dir. Yoram Savion
This music video features NoNoize, Man, BJ & D-real from TURF FEINZ original Turf Dancing. It is produced by YAK FILMS – a visual wrecking crew that uses multimedia to share the talents of young people around the world. Today the name YAK is synonymous with a unique style of street-based documentation of the global dance movement.
Wir sind dir treu
(We are loyal to you) / Switzerland, Germany / 2005 / Documentary / 09’20 / PRIX CANAL+ 2006
dir. Michael Koch
As a dedicated singer of FC Basel, Haufner is responsible for the atmosphere during the soccer game. He starts singing the songs, sets the tempo, animates and choreographs the fans.
Little Minx Exquisite Corpse: Rope A Dope
/ United States / 2008 / Fiction / 05’20
dir. Laurent Briet
In a neighborhood boxing gym, a young girl knocks out all of her opponents.
Pikapika, Lightning Doodle Project / Japan / 2007 / Animation/Experimental / 04’00
dir. Takeshi Nagata, Kazue Monno
Exploring parks, train tracks, schools, hallways and Tokyo Bay.
The Waterwalk / France / 2010 / Animation / 04’21
dir. Johannes Ridder
A man moves to the music of the Violent Femmes in this joyful choreography centered on his gait.
LILA /France/ 2008/ Experimental/ 13’00
dir. Broadcast Club/ Nicolas Schmerkin
In Hinduism, Lila is a way of describing all reality, including the cosmos, as the outcome of creative play by the divine absolute. In Broadcast’s Club’s film, LILA is a masterfully choreographed journey through everyday life of humans – powerful and moving in its simplicity and its intensity.
/ United States / 1996 / 06’00
dir. John Scott Matthews
A musical romance set against the backdrop of New York’s gay S&M scene and a homage to underground filmmaker Kenneth Anger. How to find the romance inherent in the courtship of any two people, regardless of sexual preference or proclivity.
Raymond / United Kingdom, England, France / 2006 / Experimental / 05’00 / BEST DIGITAL FILM 2007
dir. Bif, Francois Roisin, Fabrice Le Nezet, Jules Janaud
Raymond, a lazy swimming-instructor, would like to discover the oceans. A team of scientists offers to help him.