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Kickoff at The Brava | 2019 SF Dance Film Festival

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Brava Theater Center

2781 24th Street

San Francisco, CA 94110

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SFDFF kicks off a four-day run at Brava Theater

with a specially curated shorts program, including works by renowned international choreographers, filmmakers and local choreographers Ben Needham-Wood and Myles Thatcher. The two-part film screening also includes a lively performance by members of Bay Area company Post:Ballet


Tremble

An abstract dining room is the setting for Scottish Ballet’s largest film yet.

Directors: Jessica Wright & Morgann Runacre-Temple
Choreographers: Jessica Wright & Morgann Runacre-Temple
(United Kingdom, 2019) 4:35 minutes


Color of Reality

Director: Jon Boogz
Choreographers: Jon Boogz & Lil Buck
(United States, 2018) 5:41 minutes


Surprise Yourself

A coming of age story.

Directors: ade Hale-Christofi
Choreographer: ade Hale-Christofi
(United States, 2019) 5:29 minutes


There Once Was A Woman

An original musical drama about a downcast woman in pre-industrial America. Featuring an all-female cast and shot over 12 hours in Los Angeles

Directors: Galen Hooks
Choreographer: Galen Hooks
(United States, 2019) 20:00 minutes


Sweater

Corey’s day couldn’t be worse. Then he gets a free coffee.

Directors: Nick Borenstein
Choreographer: Tiana Hester
(United States, 2018) 4:37 minutes


Frontiers

Frontiers questions traditional gendered roles in classical ballet by refusing to adhere to dated stereotypes: women powerfully command the space, men intimately embrace each other.

Directors: Eve McConnachie
Choreographer: Myles Thatcher
(United Kingdom, 2019) 4:00 minutes


Avoidance

Avoidance is a new short film about self discovery through despair. Using dance as the narrative medium, Avoidance was inspired by the question, “How can our weakest moments yield our greatest strengths?”

Directors: Matthew McKee
Choreographer: Ben Needham-Wood
(United States, 2019) 6:30 minutes


E_GO

An analysis of the dualistic nature of the ego-mind and its role in shaping one's identity...

Directors: Eric Cheung
Choreographer: Eric Cheung
(Canada, 2019) 2:49 minutes


Hofesh Schechter's Clowns

Plays out a macabre comedy of murder and desire, asking how far we will go in the name of entertainment.

Directors: Hofesh Shechter
Choreographer: Hofesh Shechter
(United Kingdom, 2018) 28:21 minutes


More information about SFDFF available at http://www.sfdancefilmfest.org/

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