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Special Selection from the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival Program 1: Dance and Rhythms of Life

March 2, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Special Selection from the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

Program 1: Dance and Rhythms of Life celebrates choreography for the camera spanning over two decades

Absurdity and beauty of everyday life, personal dramas and comedies, relationships of people, objects and the machines are all expressed through dance, gesture and movement. Virtuosic, moving and inspiring! Approx. 90 minutes. [twocol_one]

La Peau

Music for One Apartment and Six Drummers

You Are My Favorite Chair

We Have Decided Not To Die

Casus Belli

Il Capo

[/twocol_one] [twocol_one_last] La Peau
 / France / 1993 / 09’00 dir. Gilles Moisset, chor. Christian Bourigault Alone, a man sketches his auto portrait in front of a mirror in his studio. 

 Music for One Apartment and Six Drummers
 / Sweden / 2001 / 10’00 dir. Ola Simonsson , Johannes Stjärne Nilsson 
Six drummers participate in a well-planned “musical attack”. As an elderly couple leave their apartment the drummers take it over. Using everyday objects they give a concert in four movements: Kitchen, Bedroom, Bathroom, and Living Room. You Are My Favorite Chair
/ United Kingdom, England / 2003 / 11’40 
 dir. Robert Hardy, chor. John Rowley and Joh Williams A man and woman book a hotel room to dance, to make love, to fight, to decay and to die. Un / France / 2011 / 08’58 (sneak preview) dir./chor. 
Philippe Decouflé A dance triptych that illustrates three stages of a feeling of love, in a graphical and poetic way. A dance that calls out to the filmed version, through the force of its performers and the fragility of the poetic words in play. 

 We Have Decided Not To Die / Australia / 2003 / 11’00 dir. 
Daniel Askill  
 Three rituals. Three people. Three modern day journeys of transcendence. (AUDIENCE PRIZE 2004) Choros
 / United States / 2011 / 12’44 (sneak preview) dir. Michael Langan , Terah Maher A chorus of women emerge from the movements of a single dancer in this dreamlike pas de trente-deux.

 Casus Belli / Greece / 2010 / 11’11 dir. 
Georgios Zois All kinds of people are waiting in seven different queues. The first person of each queue becomes the last of the next one, thus creating an enormous human line. But at the end of the line, it all begins backwards again…


 Tout morose / France, Belgium / 1997 / 05’00 dir. 
Olivier Megaton, chor. Dominique Hervieu Yellow and blue pencils, “Tout morose”, matching notes in a notebook, Jeanne Moreau, a palette of animated words, a recipe for a few magnificent moments. 
 Il Capo
 / Italy / 2010 /15’00 dir. Yuri Ancarani In a marble quarry, the chief coordinates and guides quarrymen and heavy-duty machines using a language consisting solely of gestures and signs. (GRAND PRIX LABO 2012) [/twocol_one_last]


March 2, 2012
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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92YTribeca Screening Room
200 Hudson Street
New York , NY 10013 United States