A young dancer remembers her struggle for perfection and its cost. Director’s Statement I had the chance to work with dancers from the renowned Balletto Teatro Di Torino at the annual Experimental Film Virginia artists residency, which brings in filmmakers and performers from all over the world. While the dancers[…]
Mindcastle’s latest experimental film — and the second installment of our Filmsupply Presents series — is a testament to the power of creative improvisation and whim. Shot in two contrasting locations (an abandoned swimming pool and a Japanese supermarket), Fukuro captures a freestyle breakdancer’s spontaneous choreography, as she is transported[…]
A poignant tale of loss and loneliness. This dance film features world-renowned Batsheva dancer-choreographer Bobbi Jene Smith in a hypnotic performance to Radiohead’s “True Love Waits”. Director’s Statement I originally wrote a script about a girl returning to her childhood home and reliving painful memories, but when we found this[…]
Moving portrait of a competitive pole dancer. While Francesco continuously keeps impressing us with his stylish film – see previous features ‘I Killer’(Top 10 2013), ‘The Shift’ and ‘Lovely Monster’ – he moves towards a visual documenting portrait in Spin Dreams. The story takes on a dramatic storytelling approach which[…]
A woman finds the courage to change her life after meeting a young prostitute.
A man dances secluded from a city in battle with itself. Syncretic Noise explores the question of how we respond to chaos around us. The dancer’s natural motion continues across cuts over discontinuities of space from forest landscapes to gritty urban life. In a silent dialogue of motion the dancer’s[…]
A dancer uses violent means to find fulfillment with herself and her art in this psychological dance narrative.
A stylized, dialogue-driven piece highlighting the strife of an artist. We watch a young dancer face her fears and self-doubt in an audition, facing the judgement of a mentor she no longer respects but must submit to.
Rosie Dean doesn’t look like a typical Morris dancer, but something about her local group has drawn her in to the extent that she has cut off all contact with her friends and family…
In the heat of a pivotal summer, natural born dancer, Mia, is determined to find her place in the world. Meanwhile, Silas has moved back to town to care for his estranged mother. When the two meet, romance blooms. Silas lights a spark of belief in wide-eyed Mia to follow[…]