Below is the Dance Camera West Film Festival
schedule which starts today at the Music Center! It’s funny, sexy, and endlessly resourceful. Presenting sponsors Music Center, LACMA, The Getty Museum and Annenberg Beach House.
venue or series offers a more exciting array of major international
choreographers… Stunning in its variety… Powerful
performances…Consistently surprising… Funny, sexy and endlessly
– Lewis Segal, Los Angeles Times
“Dance Camera West seems to me to be the best festival anywhere in the world.”
– Bob Lockyer, Executive Producer, BBC
DCW 2013 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
THURSDAY MAY 2nd
OPENING NIGHT SHORTS PROGRAM at MUSIC CENTER
Rigler “Peace on Earth” Fountain
7:00-7:15pm Get Wet Dance Series – Choreographed by Sarah Elgart
8:00pm Opening night shorts series in The Music Center’s Eva and Marc Stern Grand Hall
9:00pm Opening Night Party & Meet the Filmmakers in the Founders Room
FRIDAY MAY 3rd
DAY PROGRAM at LACMA
The “Wilshire Stairs” Fountain
3:00-3:15pm Get Wet Dance Series – Choreographed by Tony Testa
3:30pm Two Sink, Three Float Short film by Satya Roosens, Surface Tension Short film by Mark Teague and documentary Still Moving: Pilobolus at Forty followed by Q&A with filmmaker Jeffrey Ruoff.
the 1970s, at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, USA, four male
athletes joined a dance class. Their collaborative work led to the
creation of Pilobolus and the transformation of modern dance.
5:00pm ProMotion Youth Competition Award
Featuring winner of DCW Pro Motion Youth 2013 & winners of Capturing Motion 2013 from DFA in NYC
5:30pm Check Your Body At the Door filmmaker Sally Sommer, followed by a Q & A with associate producer Alessandra Larson and dancers, Brahms “Bravo” LaFortune and Conrad Rochester.
Your Body at the Door is a documentary about remarkable underground
House dancers in NYC. Filmed during the golden decade of the 1990s, it
follows a core group of master free-stylists in to the clubs, at their
jobs and in their everyday lives. Also filmed in the studio against a
white background, in silhouette or in light pools, their virtuosic moves
and choreography are striking.
FRIDAY MAY 3RD
EVENING PROGRAM at LACMA
The “Wilshire Stairs” Fountain
6:45-7:00pm Get Wet Series – Choreographed by Tony Testa
7:30 Wet Short film by Daniel Mollner
7:30pm The Man Behind the Throne filmmaker Kersti Grunditz, followed by a Q&A with Vincent Paterson.
the life and work of director/choreographer Vincent Paterson. Who has
created for Michael Jackson, Madonna and Cirque De Soleil.
SATURDAY MAY 4TH
EARLY EVENING PROGRAM at THE GETTY MUSEUM
4:00pm-4:30pm Get Wet Series- Director/Choreographers Daniel Ezralow and Kitty McNamee
5:00-6:30pm Site and Architecture screenings (International short & long-short film selection)
Followed by a Q & A with the filmmakers.
7:00pm-7:30pm Get Wet Series- Director/Choreographers Daniel Ezralow and Kitty McNamee
SUNDAY MAY 5TH
EVENING PROGRAM at ANNENBERG BEACH HOUSE
5-7pm Dance Confessional Booth
Confession Booth will be on site for audience members (before and after
the screenings) to make their own impromtu dances and view on our
website. All are welcome!
6:30-7:00pm: Panel Discussion
“Choreography & Environment.” Local choreographers,
dance film directors, and environmental experts discuss art and
resource conservation, and how the art of dance can bring about
awareness of environmental issues.
7:30pm Trashdance filmmaker Andrew Garrison
Choreographer Allison Orr finds beauty and grace in garbage trucks and in the men and woman who pick up our trash. (2012 SXSW Special Jury Award)
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