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Cinedans 2022 Shorts 6 Making Bolero

Shorts 6

Cinedans Festival 2022

A selection of the best short dance films, featuring a variety of dance styles and filmic approaches, are competing in the International Short Film Competition. Each screening will be concluded with a short Q&A with international filmmakers and guests.

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STOMPEN (Thomas Bos, NL 2021, 13’)

Choreography: Erik Bos

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?

Belia (Eman Hussein, EG 2021, 10’)

Choreography: Eman Hussein

A young woman and her friends join a car repair shop as belia (colloquial Egyptian for apprentices) to learn the craft from the Ustas (craft headmasters). They explore the relationship between labor and everyday life rhythms, to open up a new space for movement.

Structure: Making Bolero (Seoljin Kim, Iwa, KR 2020, 23’)

Choreography: Seoljin Kim

Structure: Making Bolero is a playful adaptation of the stage production by choreographer Seoljjn Kim and the Korea National Contemporary Dance Company. A choreography based on the structure of Bolero by Maurice Ravel, that is accompanied by music consisting of ordinary sounds that expand into the rhythms of Bolero.

Bellydance Vogue (Hadi Moussally, FR 2020, 5’)

Choreography: Hadi Moussally

Hadi’s birthday landed on the 3rd of April, 2020, during lockdown, and for the first time he celebrated it all by himself.

We Are Going To Mars - And We'll Unite The Galaxies (Christoph Winkler, UG 2021, 13’)

Choreography: Robert Ssempijja

A celebration of the first African space program fifty years ago, with more than 220 dancers in Kampala, Zambia. This explosive film rejoices the optimism associated with the program and builds a bridge to the African-American musician Sun Ra, who launched his credo "Space is the Place" at the same time.

Forest Floor (Robbie Synge, GB 2019, 5’)

Choreography: Robbie Synge

Shot in Cairngorm National Park in Scotland, Forest Floor considers different bodies and physical access challenges in a rural location. Close friends and performance artists Robbie Synge and Julie Cleves try to overcome access barriers and dance together in a forest setting.

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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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