Director: William Kentridge and Catherine Meyburgh
Choreography and Dancer: Dada Masilo
This video was created for an installation commissioned by Documenta 13 in Kassel and is part of an installation of 5 projections and an “elephant” sculpture.
Director: Bertrand Guery and Thibaut Ras
Choreography: Thomas Guerry
‘Ocean’s memories’ unfolds an encounter between a dancer and a musician, musing along a deserted beach. The elements of cold light, wind, water and golden sand, mix to accompany their vivid choreography.
Director and choreography: Bo Lee
Shall we recall our forgotten memories? Shall we reuse our abandoned movement? And finally, our reused movement? Embrace the abandoned world.
Memórias de uma memória ``5” (Erinnerungen eines Andenkens)
Director and choreography: Ivani Santana
During this creative process, the memory of the dancer was interwoven with the memory of the city. Thus, synergy was sought between reflections of those memories as well as what the outskirts of Rio Branco Palace offered as traces of Salvador’s history.
Director: Max Hattler
When conflict becomes a spectacle, blurring the lines between destruction and entertainment.
This is a Chicken Coop (Das ist ein Hühnerstall)
Director: Ergao Dance Production Group
Imagine: human beings return to their original state and conventional rules no longer apply. Imagine: human beings being objectified and the next dominating species develop a completely different social system. What would the world be like?
Director: Christian Larson
Choreography: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
A short film about meeting someone.
Director: Marinus Groothof and Dunja Jocic
Choreography: Dunja Jocic
A young boy accidentally squeezes his pet bird to death. As the sun sets, the bird resurrects himself and confronts the boy with his actions.
There Is A Place
China, United Kingdom, 2010
Directors: Katrina McPherson, Simon Fildes, Raymond Wong
Choreography: Sang Jijia
Sang Jijia, a Tibetan dancer and choreographer based in China, travelled to the Highlands of Scotland to make this dance film. Combining exquisite movement and stunning landscapes with skillful camerawork and editing, the film takes the viewer into Sang’s world of pure dance.
Approaching The Puddle
Director: Sebastian Gimmel
Choreography: Sebastian Gimmel & Homai Toyoda
A curious woman, appropriately dressed for a rainy day, explores her environment at an empty parking lot. She dances around puddles in a childlike way, drifts into a fantastic inner world, and unravels a magical place as her rubber boots come to life.
Director: Mika Ailasmäki
Choreography: Kati Kallio
When you have to go, you have to go.
Harlots Web (Das Netz der Dirne)
Director: Rob Amjarv
Choreography: Holly Rothschild
A sinister and satirical homage to film noir and the plight of post war women!
Germany, 2014, 06:00
Direction: Lukas Hielscher
A dialog between yellow and blue.
The Cost of Living
United Kingdom, 2004
Director and choreography: Lloyd Newson and DV8
With the aid of dance and physical theatre dialogue, this award-winning film tells a story about two street artists and their relationship to other dancers from a neighboring beach resort.
Director: Marites Carino
Choreography: Tentacle Tribe
Like two molecules unknowingly affecting one another in space and briefly crossing paths, conceptual hip-hop dancers collide and share fleeting moments of intimate synchronicity on the streets of Montreal.
Martiality Not Fighting (Martialisch nicht kämpfen)
China / USA, 2012
Director: Cheng-Chieh Yu, Marianne Kim,
Choreography: Cheng-Chieh Yu
This dance for camera is a penetrating choreographic exploration of a postmodern dance rooted in the martial arts culture. With spiraling energy, everchanging spatial interplays and physical exchanges, the choreography deconstructs the external martial art expressions of fighting and instead reveals the fundamental values of movement form and intension.
Rehorsals - getting Horses used to dance
Director: Klaus Dilger
Choreography: Nathalie Larquet
The dancers of this film perform choreographies on their steeds and demonstrate how horses strive for harmony through synchronous movements. Even if they can’t replicate the movements of dancers, they still observe, and begin to make their own choreographic patterns.
Su Misura (Maßgefertigt)
Director and choreography: Augenblick
A tailor and his wife. A day like any other: old and new customers, one after another. Then she enters. Suddenly a glimpse, a mistake… and there’s already a stitch to remove: one more word and the elbows will lightly touch.
No room for doubt (Kein Raum für Zweifel)
Director and choreography: Aina Lanas
Last memories, last contact, real or in our imagination. The last goodbye leaves no room for doubt.
Director and Choreography: Tove Skeidsvoll
A dancer will no longer stick to the film team’s intrusive and artificial requirements and thus finally breaks free. She decides to dance through the forest in her own way.
In The Castle of My Skin
South Africa, 2015
Director and choreography: Jarrel Mathebula
Sons of Kemet are born of many vital elements. In this film, fiery visions are brought together by a line-up that comprises some of the most progressive 21st-century talents of British jazz and beyond.
Tree of Oblivion (Baum des Vergessens)
Director: Vinícius Cardoso
Choreography: Jorge Garcia, Balé da Cidade de São Paulo
Africans who were enslaved in Nigeria in the eighteenth century were subject to a ritual around the “Tree of Oblivion”. Men were forced to walk around the tree nine times while women, seven. This was so they would forget their land, its origins, history and identity while on the ships voyage to America. Each walk around the tree represented the death of memories.
Mexico/ Japan, 2015
Octavio Iturbe y Hiroaki Umeda
This video is based on the performance ACCUMULATED LAYOUT by Hiroaki Umeda and is filmed in the Centro Nacional de las Artes of México City.
This Town (Diese Stadt)
Director: Alexus Getzelmen, Tillie Simon und Isabelle Sturges
A danced homage to Frank Sinatra.
Director: Pedro Pires,
Choreography: AnneBruce Falconer
For a period of time, while we believe it to be perfectly still, lifeless flesh responds, stirs and contorts in a final macabre ballet.
Are these spasms merely erratic motions or do they echo the chaotic twists and turns of a past life?