HIGHLIGHTS: June 2022 Dance Film Festival

Originally posted on Experimental Film & Music Video Festival:
Showcase of the best FILMS in the world today. Audience Award Winners:Best Film: THE WAY WE CHANGEBest Dance Film: LET OFFBest Experimental Dance: COUNT IT ALLBest Sound & Music: GHOSTLY LABORBest Performances: INFERNO Best Direction: YOU WANTED RIVERSBest Cinematography: FAREWELL Watch the Audience Feedback Video for…

Short Film: Image of an American: Frederick Douglass & the Right to Vote, 18min., Documentary

Directed by Ann HartleyUpon the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment in 1865, many Americans thought that slavery had been abolished once and for all. Frederick Douglass, however, argued that “slavery is not abolished until the black man has the ballot.” His fight to secure the vote transformed not only the Constitution, but what it meant… Continue reading Short Film: Image of an American: Frederick Douglass & the Right to Vote, 18min., Documentary

Short Film: ANGYIL, 4min., USA

Directed by Fanny TexierRed Bull dancer Angyil McNeal meditates on her difficult childhood growing up in the hoods of Kansas City, and how she uses spirituality and dance as tools to understand life. Watch the Audience Feedback Video: Director Biography – Fanny Texier Fanny Texier is a Brooklyn-based documentary filmmaker born and raised in Paris, France.… Continue reading Short Film: ANGYIL, 4min., USA

Short Film: Îinha, 13min., UK

Directed by Jessie KnierimFor Jason Reed, salmon are synonymous with life. He has grown up on the banks of California’s Klamath River where the Karuk Tribe have depended on these salmon since time immemorial. But in recent years, nearly all the salmon have stopped returning to the river to spawn. To save the salmon and… Continue reading Short Film: Îinha, 13min., UK