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Cinedans 2022 New Dutch 1 PLASTISCH

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Cinedans Festival 2022

The Dutch Dance film is growing in popularity with creators from various disciplines.Cinedans FEST presents a selection of the best new Dutch dance films. Each screening will be concluded with a short Q&A with the makers and audience. 

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Second Hand Stories

Director:Danielle van Vree

Choreography: Danielle van Vree

Year completed: 2022

Country of production: The Netherlands

Duration: 24:47

Set in a second-hand shop, Second Hand Stories is about our relationship to others and the patterns or rituals we develop within those relationships. During the night, we discover fragments of stories that could have been lived by all of us.


Director: Andrea Hackl

Choreography: Andrea Hackl

Year completed: 2018

Country of production: Finland

Duration: 5:18

SILENT FRAGMENTS takes the human body as the landscape of our psychology, as an ocean of emotions and memories. An intimate and simultaneously intense dialogue between dancer and camera.


Director: Jakop Ahlbom

Choreography: Jakop Ahlbom

Year completed: 2021

Country of production: The Netherlands

Duration: 10:42

SYZYGY is an intimate and poetic portrait of four bodies and refers to a collinear configuration of celestial bodies. A hypnotic film with kaleidoscopic effect in which the four individual performers melt together into one moving body.


Director: DansBlok

Choreography: Dieuwertje Spek, Éryn Nieuwint, Rosa Allessie, Tessa Wouters

Year completed: 2021

Country of production: The Netherlands

Duration: 8:00

Plastic is practical, robust and cheap. It can take many forms and for that we love it. There is just one problem: it doesn't decompose. The dance film PLASTISCH shows the contradictory properties of plastic, embodied by four dancers.


Director: Thabi Mooi

Choreography: Maite Levy, Nikki Meierink

Year completed: 2021

Country of production: The Netherlands

Duration: 11:37

HOME is a short documentary dance film about the Dutch Lieneke and the Syrian Anwar, who face their war memories through dance. Despite their huge differences, their personal experiences melt together into one story.


Director: Amantina Jean

Year completed: 2022

Country of production: The Netherlands

Duration: 10:00

The young adults in FACES search for what connects and moves us. In a world that is increasingly focused on the individual, it is all the more important to be in touch with each other - to feel and express ourselves, while growing closer to each other.

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Cinedans 2022

In five full days, Cinedans presents the state of the art of international dance film in partnership with dancescreen - IMZ International Music + Media Center Vienna.

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