Dance On Camera: Dance Shorts
Saturday July 18; noon
Modern Auditorium/ admission free
Catch the local premieres of short films from the 2015 Dance On Camera festival of New York City. This 45-minute program includes some content which would be the equivalent of a PG-13 rating:
Well Contested Sites (Amie Dowling, USA, 2012; 13:27) - Developed and shot on Alcatraz Island, this film explores the issue of mass incarceration and the complex experience faced by the incarcerated.
A Juice Box Afternoon (Lily Baldwin, USA, 2014; 7:43) - Through her writing, Anne Morrow Lindbergh comes of age, meets Charles Lindbergh, and experiences flight in more ways than one. The first in a new series entitled, "The Paperback Movie Project."
Washed (Daphna Mero, Israel, 2012, 13:30) - A female laundry worker desperately attempts to abort the fruit of a violent encounter. When the consequences of her action are revealed, her repressed memories emerge.
Stella & Tom (John Resner, USA, 2014; 7:25) - Featuring Stella Abrera and Tom Forster (two of American Ballet Theatre's finest dancers) in a specially choreographed dance for film.