Shorts 2: International Steps

  • Directed by Various
  • International, 2015, 93 mins.

Ten dance-based shorts.

Escualo
US 2015
Directors: Martin and Facundo Lombard

A powerful new tap piece from the Lombard Twins’ Piazzolla Suite. (4 mins.) 


Enso
US 2014
Directors: Faith Morrison, Robert Uehlin

Conveying a kinesthetic experience of sand, grasses, sea, and space, ENSO was filmed in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. (12-1/2 mins.) 


Martiality, Not Fighting
China 2012
Directors: Marianne Kim, Cheng-Chieh Yu

A young dancer performs the role of a conscientious objector through the pedestrian and the abstract to deliberate the question “to fight or not to fight?” (11 mins.) 


Amandi
Spain 2014
Directors: Francesc Stiges-Saradà, Elisabet Prandi

A blend of nature, woods, and weird landscapes featuring two characters in constant transformation. (6-1/2 mins.) 


Pas
Canada 2015
Director: Frédérique Cournoyer-Lessard

Throughout her life, Rose has followed her passion for dance by using it as a singular method of communication essential to connecting with her surroundings. (14-1/2 mins.)


Lay Me Low
Canada 2015
Director: Marlene Millar

Ten dancers, musicians, and singers communicate a universal feeling of loss while evoking a paradoxical sense of intimacy. (8 mins.)


Gone
Iceland 2014
Director: Hekena Ionsdottir

Who is living your life at this moment? A physical meditation on identity and the self. (16 mins.)


Cracks
Spain 2013
Director: Alex Pachon

A soloist dances to the sounds of his own joints cracking and popping. (3-1/2 mins.)


Migration
Canada 2015
Director: Marlene Millar

A migratory journey of percussive dancers who rely on their hands, feet, and sonic bodies to create a unique soundtrack as they move through water, wind, and sand while interpreting the preparation, departure, and flight of their collective journey. (6 mins.)


Continuum
France 2014
Director: Natalianne Boucher

Our perception of time and its connection with space is explored in movement through the symbolism of shifting sand. (9 mins.) 

Appears in: Contact Dance

Films in this Program

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Escualo

Directed by Martin Lombard, Facundo Lombard

A powerful new tap piece from the Lombard Twins' Piazzolla Suite.

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Enso

Directed by Faith Morrison, Robert Uehlin

Conveying a kinesthetic experience of sand, grasses, sea, and space, Enso was filmed in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.

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Martiality, not Fighting

Directed by Marianne Kim, Cheng-Chieh Yu

A young dancer performs the role of a conscientious objector through the pedestrian and the abstract to deliberate the question

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Amandi

Directed by Francesc Sitges-Sardà, Elisabet Prandi

A blend of nature, woods, and weird landscapes featuring two characters in constant transformation

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Pas

Directed by Frédérique Cournoyer Lessard

Throughout her life, Rose has followed her passion for dance by using it as a singular method of communication essential

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Lay me Low

Directed by Marlene Millar

Ten dancers, musicians, and singers communicate a universal feeling of loss while evoking a paradoxical sense of intimacy.

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Gone

Directed by Helena Jónsdottir, Vera Sölvadóttir

Who is living your life at this moment? A physical meditation on identity and the self.

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Cracks

Directed by Alex Pachon

A soloist dances to the sounds of his own joints cracking and popping.

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Migration

Directed by Marlene Millar

A migratory journey of percussive dancers who rely on their hands, feet, and sonic bodies to create a unique soundtrack

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Continuum

Directed by Natalianne Boucher

Our perception of time and its connection with space is explored in movement through the symbolism of shifting sand.

Genres: Dance, Performance, Short