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Long Legs Short Films 2017

June 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Dance Films Presents

Long Legs Short Films

Our fourth annual short films program of *MOVING* moving image that explores dance through a different lens

Co-presented with DCTV

Monday, June 19, 2017



87 Lafayette Street

New York, NY 10013

On the heels of three wildly successful Long Legs Short Films programs, DFA and DCTV come together again to co-present a fourth annual evening of moving moving image that explores dance through a different lens. Alums include Niv Acosta, Abteen Bagheri, Lily Baldwin, Laura Bartczak, Sarah Dahnke, Fritz Donnelly, Celia Rowlson Hall, Molly Surno, Rosane Chamecki and Andrea Lerner.

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DFA Members: Use your discount code at checkout to get the special $6 ticket price! If you missed the members email with your code, email us: info [at] dancefilms [dot] org



Long Legs Short Films 2017 Lineup

Ballroom Boys (Michael Stylianou | UK, 2016, 13:00) Tensions arise as Lemington and Nejc train for the European Ballroom Championships in Blackpoll. Will their relationship survive?
A Body on Wall Street (Eiko Otake | USA, 2016, 7:29)A BODY ON WALL STREET - Eiko Otake on Wall Street 8 June 2016_7 Eiko danced in front of the Stock Exchange intending to be a nuisance. 

Dance Square Harry Bartle


Dance Square (Harry Bartle | USA, 2016, 3:37) An abandoned warehouse becomes the stage for a lone dancer.






Dangerous Curves (Merete Mueller | USA, 2016, 12:00) Plus-sized pole dancer Roslyn Mays uncovers vulnerability and strength through public exposure.





Girls and Boys Tomasz Gubernat


Girls and Boys (Tomasz Gubernat | USA, 2015, 13:26) Girls and Boys is an intimate portrait of a dance instructor and her seemingly disinterested students. 





 Gospel Mime Whitney Mallett

Gospel Mime  (Whitney Mallett | USA, 2015, 6:00) A portrait of a religious subculture where practitioners worship Jesus Christ through the art of mime.




The Honeys and Bears Veena Rao


The Honeys and Bears (Veena Rao | USA, 2016, 3:32) Members of the Harlem Honeys and Bears, a synchronized swim team for seniors, describe the freedom of the water.







I AM RAJA (Avatara Ayuso | Morocco, 2017, 13:10) Raja, a young Berber girl from the Sahara desert, copes mentally and physically with the everyday chore of collecting well water.





I only have eyes for you (Corinne Spencer | USA, 2014, 3:22)Corinne Spencer I only have eyes for you A woman moves, gazes out, and mouths to you from the black void. Her body glitters, her arms are white satin. Doo wop plays–your body’s love song.








Invisible Body Fred Hatt


Invisible Body (Fred Hatt in collaboration with Hsuan-Hsiu Hung | USA, 2017, 6:14) Can we look beyond the surface of physicality and see the dynamic patterns of energy lying underneath?





Kitchen Dance Laura BartczakKitchen Dance (Laura Bartczak | USA, 2016, 3:01) A super 8mm film with choreography and performance by Paige Fredlund Hunter, direction and cinematography by Laura Bartczak. Shot in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn.



  Presented by: DCTV Logo PNG Founded in 1972, DCTV is an honored media arts resource for NYC’s independent filmmaking community, providing affordable workshops, production equipment rentals, post-production facilities, a signature screening series, renowned youth programming, and more – all under the same roof as its award-winning documentary production house. DCTV Presents is DCTV’s signature screening and event series that highlights innovative and provocative work from the independent filmmaking community. From screening films by emerging artists to hosting master classes led by renowned groundbreakers in the industry, each event offers the public a unique and inclusive opportunity to share, support and embrace truly independent art.
  dfa_logo_no_bg-copyDance Films Association, Inc. (DFA) is dedicated to furthering the art of dance film. Connecting artists and organizations, fostering new works for new audiences, and sharing essential resources, DFA seeks to be a catalyst for innovation in and preservation of dance on camera. Currently, DFA is actively seeking to broaden its audience via new media initiatives and membership drives, to support cutting edge approaches to dance documentation, and to expand partnerships with schools, arts partners, media sites, and other institutions. Alongside the Dance on Camera Festival, DFA conducts year round programming such as the Dance Film Lab, Dance Films Presents, and Capturing Motion NYC and additionally acts as a Fiscal Sponsor and offers a Production Grant.
  NYCulture_no bg This program is made possible in part with support from The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, The Office of the Mayor Bill De Blasio, and Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl.      


87 Lafayette St.
New York, NY 10013 United States
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