DFA Digest: July 5

Dance Film Association

July 5th, 2012


Films That Move


Join us to celebrate this series at Charlotte’s Place!

July 19, 2012 6:00 107 Greenwich Street (between Rector and Carlisle Streets) New York, NY  10006 FREE  Dance Films Association launches our year round Films that Move screening initiative with a special screening at Charlotte’s Place on July 19th at 6pm. This screening will preview one film from each of four programs screening at the World Financial Center throughout the month of July. Join us for a reception and a summer dance film screening: COLOR, SPACE, WATER, PLAY.

Films That Move at The World Financial Center

July 2- July 31, 2012 World Financial Center Winter Garden Media Wall 220 Vesey Street New York, NY 10281 FREE 


cualorusCucalorus Film Festival

Call for Entries: Dance-a-lorus!

Deadline: August 15th, 2012 Submit 

The 18th annual Cucalorus Film Festival (November 8-11, 2012) seeks submissions from choreographers, dance companies, filmmakers and creative teams to be considered for “Dance-a-lorus.” Dance-a-lorus (established in 2005) is a program supporting choreographers experimenting with film and choreographers collaborating with filmmakers. The annual showcase presents innovative performances that blur the boundaries between film and choreography. Dance-a-lorus is held at Thalian Hall as the opening night event for Cucalorus. Previous Dance-a-lorus Program About Cucalorus Taking place in Willmington, North Carolina, Cucalorus brings people together to celebrate, discover and create independent films. The annual festival provides a non-competitive environment to showcase and support filmmakers.


Film Society of Lincoln Center Invitation to Dance: Gene Kelly @ 100

July 13-26, 2012 Walter Reade Theater 165 W 65th St New York, NY 10023

“Gene was a man of many dimensions. I am looking forward to sharing these different aspects of the man and the creator with the Film Society audiences.”- Kelly’s widow, film historian Patricia Ward Kelly

Film Lineup

Special Events

An Evening of Gene Kelly An Evening of Gene Kelly Friday, July 20, 2012 7:00pm Walter Reade Theater Tickets  Kelly’s widow, film historian Patricia Ward Kelly, takes us behind the scenes with an intimate portrait of the man who helped create some of the most memorable scenes in film history. Gene Kelly: Changing the Look of Dance on Film Gene Kelly: Changing the Look of Dance on Film Saturday, July 21 6:30pm Walter Reade Theater Tickets This special program, presented by Patricia Ward Kelly and based upon interviews with her late husband explores Gene Kelly’s contribution in creating a particularly American dance form and his innovations in the use of cinematography, choreography and animation.
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