Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, SansSouciFest.org
Sans Souci at Flatlands Film Festival
as part of Night 2, Short Films Program
Tuesday, September 8 • 7:30 PM
Art Theater Co-op, 126 W Church St, Champaign, IL 61820
Sponsored by Dance Illinois, Urbana, IL

FREE as a part of the Flatlands Film Festival

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Globe Trot, 2013, USA & 22 other countries, 4 min

Produced and Directed by Mitchell Rose
Choreography by Bebe Miller
Dancing by people found on the street
Music composed by William Goodrum
Cinematography by 50 filmmakers
Edited by Mitchell Rose
An international crowd-sourced dance-film project: 50 filmmakers on all 7 continents each shoot 2 seconds of a dance by choreographer Bebe Miller.

ME - Story of a Performance, 2013, Finland / Japan / Estonia, 7 min

Directed by Jopsu Ramu
Produced by Juha-Matti Nieminen (Directors Guild) & Timo Ramu (MUSUTA)
Choreography and dancing by Johanna Nuutinen
Music by Jukka Backlund
Cinematography by Mark Stubbs
Edited by Antony Bentley
Script by Jopsu Ramu, Timo Ramu
Styling by Minttu Vesala
An artfully rendered cinematic exploration of a dance performance.
Frame from Freefall

Freefall, 2012, UK, 3 min

Directed by Sima Gonsai and Babis Alexiadis
Produced by Mencap
Choreography by Lee Fisher
Music composed by Richard Syner
Cinematography by Sima Gonsai and Babis Alexiadis
Edited by Sima Gonsai
Lovely, simple, and compelling, this film highlights the work of the disabled dance company Freefall.
Frame from Rooms

Rooms, 2013, USA, 6 min

Produced and Directed by Paul Sarvis
Choreography by Ana Keilson & Paul Sarvis
Dancing by Ana Keilson
Music composed by Lou Harrison: Suite for Violin and American Gemelan: Air
Music performed by Abel-Steindberg-Winant Trio
Cinematography by Jayson Labozzo and Andrew Reed
Edited by Jennifer Lilly
Old Woman played by Barbara Johnston
Familiarity, shelter, entrapment, memory, age, and youth are the themes of this solo in a bare room.

Adelaars, 2013, Slovakia, 9 min

Directed by Andrea Sudorova
Produced by Academy of Performing Arts, Bratislava
Choreography by Jan Sevcik
Featuring Slovak State Dance Company /SLUK/
Dancing by Sara Danielova, Maja Miklovicova, Adriana Pinkova
Music composed by Dead Can Dance, Orkest ID
Cinematography by Andrea Sudorova
Edited by Lucia Kopackova
Choreography inspired by a Mongolian ritual dance - symbolizing birth and flight of the eagle - paying tribute to women, especially as mothers.
Frame from Lion Night and Day

Lion Night and Day, 2013, USA, 4 min

Directed by Kate Duhamel
Produced by Fountain 3 Films
Choreography and dancing by Garen Scribner & Benvindo
Music by Ben Joudvalkis
Cinematography by John Chater
Edited by Kate Duhamel
Strength and form dominate this improvisational male duet for camera.

Outside in, 2011, Sweden, 10 min

Directed by Tove Skeidsvoll & Petrus Sjövik
Produced by Annelie Gardell
Choreography and dancing by Tover Skeidsvoll
Music by Johannes Burström
Cinematography by Petrus Sjövik
Edited by Nils Moström
Introspectively filmed by an intrusive crew, Cecilia dances inside a forest inside a studio.
Frame from PAS

PAS, 2013, USA, 3 min

Directed by Charli Brissey & Courtney Harris
Produced by Maeko Productions
Choreography by Charli Brissey & Courtney Harris
Featuring Maeko Productions
Dancing by Courtney Harris
Music by Cafe Accordion Orchestra
Filmmaker: Charli Brissey
Spoken text by Charli Brissey
Ballet terminology 101 - with a twist.