Cinedans - Shorts 1
Selection of the best short dance films that are competing for the Cinedand Awards and the Audience Award.
BHAIRAVA | IN | 2017 | 14’ [première NL]
Director: MARLENE MILLAR, PHILIP SZPORER - Choreographer: SHANTALA SHIVALINGAPPA
Set against the mystical ruins of Hampi, the renown Indian dancer Shantala Shivalingappa brings Hindu god Bhairava to life by way of graceful movements and facial expressions.
SCALAMARE | NL/IT | 2017 | 11’ [première NL]
Director/Choreographer: JIŘÍ KYLIÁN
A couple looks back on 40 years of marriage. Praised choreographer Jiří Kylián has them return to the location of their honeymoon: the stairs of the famous Monumento ai Caduti in Ancona.
IN TRANSIT | NL | 2017 | 1’ [première]
Director/Choreographer: JACQUELINE KOOTER
Two paper figures share their life dancing… until the inevitable happens. An animated short inspired by traditional Japanese Haniwa figures.
COMPETING FOR SUNLIGHT: OAK | DK | 2017 | 6’ [première NL]
Director: DAGMAR DACHAUER - Choreographer: DAGMAR DACHAUER, KNUT VIKSTRÖM PRECHT
A contemporary interpretation of the ancient significance of oak trees as portals to other worlds. This short is the first in a series of dance films on trees, made by the winners of the 2014 Cinedans Dioraphte Encouragement Award.
SONS OF KEMET - IN THE CASTLE OF MY SKIN | ZA | 2015 | 6’
Director: LEBOGANG RASETHABA - Choreographer: JARREL MATHEBULA
A group of South-African pantsula dances are directed to the upbeat jazz sounds of Sons of Kemet. The regimented movements of orchestra direction contrasts with the chaotic pantsula-energy. Presented by Screendance Africa.
CHIMERA | FR | 2016 | 2’ [première NL]
Director: STEVEN BRIAND - Choreographer: CATHY EMATCHOUA
Inspired by the mythology of the Chimera, part lion, goat and snake, we see the dance styles of four women meld into one single dance.
THE MISSING PART | ES | 2015 | 22’ [première NL]
Director: SALVADOR SUNYER, BARÓ D'EVEL CIRK CIE - Choreographer: MARVIN WAYNE
Invited by short film initiative The One Project, circus group Baró d’Evel show their artistic vision. A poetic film about the way humans, animals and art are connected.