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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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Director: Pierre Bessette

Choreography: Dereck Cayla

Year completed: 2020

Country of production: France, The Netherlands, Chile

Duration: 15:00

On a trip to the Chilean Patagonia, two friends head into the wide-open natural spaces, diving deep into the self. The dancers and their movement drag you in the amazing landscape and pristine nature of South America.

The end does not see

Director: Davide Belotti

Choreography: Borna Babic

Year completed: 2021

Country of production: The Netherlands

Duration: 10:23

Seven dancers on a sailing ship, discover their limitations with a state of fear. As they descend deeper into the ship, and the spaces become narrower and more oppressive, it seems that the trap in which the dancers find themselves appears to be even larger.

The Power of Paralysis

Director: Miloushka Bokma

Choreography: Miloushka Bokma

Year completed: 2021

Country of production: The Netherlands

Duration: 7:03

A video work born out of a sense of chaos, unease, powerlessness, loneliness and detachment. The corona crisis, climate crisis and all the turmoil in the world are forcing us to face the hard facts. How do we deal with our fears and with things that are beyond our control?

Walk in Line

Director: Rutkay Özpinar, Gerrit Schreurs

Choreography: Rutkay Özpinar

Year completed: 2021

Country of production: The Netherlands

Duration: 9:40

Structure prevents chaos. Meanwhile chaos appears within us. Inspired by the working line of shepherd dogs, the beautiful creatures that live to serve and find joy in it, Walk in Line seeks for the essence of the human existence.


Director: Robin Boissevain

Choreography: Brecht Louwerens

Year completed: 2021

Country of production: The Netherlands

Duration: 16:04

CROW pictures the feeling of people who miss the nightlife experience; loneliness, melancholy and a growing sense of restlessness prevails. A group of dancers longs to dance until the sun rises again, to feel the bass pumping through their veins and to be surrounded by others.


Director: Thomas Bos

Choreography: Erik Bos

Year completed: 2021

Country of production: The Netherlands

Duration: 13:01

Patrick is angry and wants to destroy everything. When he is forced to take a course in anger management, he meets other enraged people. An experimental therapist tries to squeeze out their brutal energy through dance. Can Patrick find a way to redirect his violent energy into something of value?

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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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