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Solar Powered Film Series: Films That Move: Water

September 13, 2012 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dance Films Association and Solar One present a dance film program at the river entitled, Water. The program is comprised of 5 short dance films which were screened throughout the month of July 2012 with ArtsBrookfield as a part of CultureStream in Films That Move at the World Financial Center, showed on the Big TV in the Winter Garden. The outdoor screening is made possible by Rooftop Films. Stop by for a bite from a local food truck and a perhaps the last chance of the season to catch a solar powered dance film evening.
Boy Rosemary Lee and Peter Anderson 1995; UK, 6m Considered a dance film classic, this solo turns an ordinary boy into a superhero, as he moves with stealth and grace through a dramatic coastal landscape, responding to this empty universe, manipulating it and conjuring up his own imaginary world.
The Last Martini Vickie Mendoza 2009; USA, 6:16m Inspired by the noir films of the 1940s and 1950s and the posters that publicized them, “The Last Martini” plays out the rain-soaked reverie of a man whose psyche becomes tangled in a broken dance of passion and heartbreak.
Aqua-Booty Marta Renzi 2011; USA, 4.5m On a hot day by the pool, 4 bathing beauties sunbathe, splash and swim – all with a wink and a giggle.
Deep End Dance Directed by Conor Horgan, Choreographed by David Bolger, Produced by Martha O’Neill 2010; Ireland, 7m A fully dressed man is pushed into a swimming pool by his mother. He brushes himself off and starts dancing underwater, always aware that she’s watching. After a while she joins him, and they play out the story of their relationship through the underwater dance.
Together Chisa Hidaka 2010; USA, 3m In the deep blue of the Pacific Ocean, a woman and wild Spinner dolphins forge a tender relationship through the language of dance.


September 13, 2012
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Solar 1 Green Energy, Arts, and Education Center
23rd Street and FDR Drive
New York, NY United States