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Contact Dance

  • April 12, 2018 – April 14, 2018

The Northwest Film Center and BodyVox are pleased to partner in presenting our third Contact Dance Film Festival, a showcase featuring award-winning collaborations between filmmakers, dancers, and choreographers and insightful contemporary dance documentaries. These works sparkle with invention and inspiration and will open your eyes to a special genre of hybrid creativity. The screenings will take place at both the Bodyvox Dance Center, 17th and NW Northrup, and the Northwest Film Center’s Whitsell Auditorium.

Dance @ 30fps

Directed by Various

Organized by frequent BodyVox collaborator and Ohio State University Department of Dance professor Mitchell Rose, Dance@30FPS (frames per second) is a

Dancing Over Borders

Directed by Various

BodyVox co-artistic director Jamey Hampton has curated a collection of recent films that combine fresh emerging voices with seasoned artists

Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob’s Pillow

Directed by Ron Honsa

Founded in the 1930s by visionary dance pioneer Ted Shawn on a farm in the Berkshires, Jacob’s Pillow is an

NY Export: Opus Jazz

Directed by Jody Lee Lipes, Henry Joost

Conceived, created, and produced by New York City Ballet soloists Ellen Bar and Sean Suozzi, Opus Jazz is a reimagined