DFA Digest: April 11

Dance Film Association  

April 11, 2012

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Call for Submissions!

Next Moderated Screening: April 25, 2012  To Submit: Email brighid@dancefilms.org with DFL Screening in the subject line and include the following:
  • Artist(s) name:
  • Contact Email:
  • Title:
  • Length:
  • State of development (raw footage, rough-cut, final edits, etc):
  • One sentence description
*Only DFA and DNA members may submit to screen their work. Screenings selected on a first come first served basis. Each Moderated Screening will include 4 works. Please remember that we can only screen material on DVD and that screened footage should be less than 10 minutes.  


Soma Songs– Tomorrow night!

Barbes 376 9th Street Brooklyn, NY 11215 April 12, 2012 7:00pm

About Soma Songs soma live set 2012 graphicThe Soma Songs project brings together a group of acclaimed artists and designers from performance, visual, sound, textile and film genres. Fusing digital dance, choreographic screen processes with architectural cinema and sound, the project develops an electro-shamanic ethos.

Legal Issues in Dance and Choreography

VLA 1 East 53rd Street, NY, NY 10022 (Auditorium) April 19, 2012 4:00pm – 6:00pm

vlaThis class will provide an overview of the legal and business issues that affect non-profit and for-profit dance companies, individual creators, choreographers, and performers, such as dancers. Topics discussed include: business entity formation, intellectual property protection, rights of publicity, contracts, licensing, and labor and employment. This class will be taught by Elena M. Paul, Esq., VLA’s Executive Director. To register, please complete and fax this registration form. All registration fees are non-refundable. For more information, please call Joni Todd at 212.319.2787 x10, or e-mail her at jtodd@vlany.org

Creating a Classic: Corella Ballet

Barcelona Ballet (formerly Corella Ballet) at New York City Center April 17-20, 2012 Tickets  corella ballet Creating a Classic: Corella Ballet is a DFA fiscally sponsored documentary film directed by Gerri L. Gagnon. After an absence of 20 years, classical ballet finally returns to Spain as Ángel Corella, the acclaimed star of American Ballet Theatre creates a new company and school for the next generation. This documentary is on the creation and development of the Barcelona Ballet (formally Corella Ballet). See the Barcelona Ballet April 17-20 at New York City Center.  


wishing… by Gabrielle Lansner

wishing…  NewFilmmakers Springfest 2012 Anthology Film Archives 32 Second Ave, NYC April 15, 2012 6pm, with reception to follow at 7pm Tickets $6, available at box office.

Synopsis wishing...A lost love and marriage is evoked in a poetic dance of longing and memory. A man is ushered into another world, by two guardian angels, in search of his lost bride. Their marriage and relationship is evoked through a series of kinetic snapshots and romantic dance sequences.


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