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Choros

Buy Tickets: Monday February 4, 6:00pm
In the tradition of Marey and McLaren, Michael Langan and Terah Maher combine music, dance, and image multiplication to create a film that enhances our perception of motion. CHOROS delivers a visually mesmerizing narrative in three movements, following a dancer’s (Maher) experience of discovery, euphoria, and rebirth through this [...]

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Virtuosi

Buy Tickets: Monday February 4, 3:30pm
Created by choreographer Sue Healey, with music by New Zealand jazz legend Mike Nock, Virtuosi is a feature length documentary about the drive to be an artist and the special nature of virtuosity in dance. Through exhilarating dance and stories from the heart, Virtuosi reveals intimate and astounding portraits of 8 [...]

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Private I’s

Buy Tickets: Monday February 4, 3:30pm
The film follows the construction, eruption, corruption and destruction of the masculine self and other.
It investigates the boundaries of masculinity, and the forces that operate on the male body, while borrowing from different cultures and modalities.
The movement language can be traced to traditional forms and concepts integral to martial arts. [...]

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A Girl From Mexico

Buy Tickets: Sunday February 3, 1:30pm
Buy Tickets: Tuesday February 5, 1:15pm
A lively and personal documentary on the life of Carmen Gutierrez, the first Mexican dancer to perform on Broadway. The film follows Gutierrez’s career from Bellas Artes in Mexico City with Anna Sokolow to the Ballet Russe (1946), on to Broadway with productions including; “Carousel” [...]

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Michio Ito Pioneering Dancer-Choreographer

Buy Tickets: Sunday February 3, 1:30pm
Buy Tickets: Tuesday February 5, 1:15pm
Michio Ito – an outsider who became the insider through his distinctive artistic voice.
The year is 1912 when Michio Ito traveled from Japan to Europe without speaking Western languages or knowing its cultures. In London, he was befriended by literary greats -George Bernard Shaw, Ezra [...]

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Step Out

Buy Tickets: Sunday February 3, 8:30pm
A lone man in a business suit wanders off course on his way to work, leaving behind the regular patterns of his life. Blending contemporary dance, everyday movement and parkour influences, STEP OUT is a journey through multiple psychological, urban and cinematic spaces in which everything is ready to change [...]

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North Horizon

Buy Tickets: Sunday February 3, 8:30pm
Shot on location in Spitsbergen, Svalbard, NORTH HORIZON combines contemporary dance with the spectacular natural vistas of the high Arctic. In a a silent world of wind, waves and ice, abandoned villages stand at the edge of the northern ocean, home now only to forgotten dreams and the wordless tales [...]

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Soundbreaker: The World of Kimmo Pohjonen

Buy Tickets: Sunday February 3, 8:30pm
Kimmo Pohjonen, Finland’s enfant terrible of the accordion, has had a single mission in life: to expand the sound, scope, performance and experience of the instrument to levels never before, attempted, seen or heard. This extraordinary film documents Kimmo’s journey from reluctant accordionist—his entire family were players—to creative visionary whose [...]

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Los Tarantos

Buy Tickets: Sunday February 3, 3:30pm
A 50th anniversary screening of this classic flamenco drama inspired by Romeo and Juliet and possibly West Side Story. LOS TARANTOS is characterized by a sexy, gritty, Catalan gitano style of dancing and marks the final appearance of the legendry Carmen Amaya in the role of Angustias. The star-crossed lovers [...]

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Shikaku: Noism 4

Buy Tickets: Sunday February 3, 5:00pm
The choreographer Jo Kanamori is the artistic director of Dance Company Noism, the only contemporary dance company in Japan, based in Nigata. Noism refers to “no established principles.” The company signature style is a blend of eastern influences and western ideas gleaned from Kanamori’s European training in Maurice Bejart’s Rudra [...]

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