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.
||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.
||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.
||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.