Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, SansSouciFest.org
Sans Souci in Lafayette, 2017
775 W. Baseline Road, Lafayette, CO, USA
Free event for families, made possible by the Lafayette Cultural Arts Comission.

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ONDEK, 2013, Canada, 6 min

Directed by Louis-Martin Charest
Produced by Simon Lebrun & Pascal Pelletier
Choreography by Veronica Felisi & Giulia Tripoli
Dancing by Alex Francoeur, Jeffrey T. Wolfe, Michael Malagisi, Jonathan Loyer, Tina Desrochers
Music by Fun
Cinematography by Arnaud Dumas
Edited by Guillaume Marin
Dance party!
photo by Ben Estabrook
photo by Ben Estabrook

since you went, 2013, USA, 4 min

Directed by Ryan T. Smith, Wendy Rein, and Lindsay Gauthier
Produced by RAWdance and Rapt Productions
Choreography and dancing by Ryan T. Smith and Wendy Rein
Featuring RAWdance
Music by Let's Whisper
Cinematography by Ben Estabrook
Edited by Lindsay Gauthier
Still Photography by Ryan T. Smith and Wendy Rein
Metered by cups of coffee, the history of a relationship reveals nostalgia, love, and loss.

Training, 2017, United States, 3 min

Produced and Directed by Homer Liwag
Choreography by Betsy Lucas
Featuring NA
Music composed by James Grote (original music)
Music performed by NA
Edited by Homer Liwag
Principle Dancers by Betsy Lucas
CameraCinematographer by Homer Liwag/Homer Liwag
"A short, experimental dance film shot on location on an abandoned railroad track in southern Las Vegas.[CR]Thanks to Betsy for the collaboration, Samantha, Ron and Tony for camera assistance and James for the awesome original music track.[CR][CR]Directed by: Homer Liwag[CR]Written by: Homer Liwag & Betsy Lucas[CR]Performer/choreographer: Betsy Lucas[CR]Cinematographer/editor: Homer Liwag[CR][CR]Assistance: Samantha Sullivan, Ron Hebler, Tony Bryant[CR]Original music: James Grote[CR][CR]Special thanks: Chris Kenner, David Copperfield, Benoit Grenier[CR][CR]Shot with Sony A7sii, A7Rii, Sony/Zeiss lenses, Atomos Ninja Assassin, DJI Ronin and graded with Film Convert in Premiere Pro CC[CR][CR][CR]05.23.17[CR]edit 8 03.25.17"

Imitation and Splattery, 2016, USA, 6 min

Directed by Michelle Bernier
Choreography and dancing by Michelle Bernier
Music composed by J.S. Bach
Music performed by The Swingle Singers
Cinematography by Tyler Stocker
Edited by Michelle Bernier
Ceramicist by Ariana Kolins
P.A. by Sean Connolly
A dancer and a ceramicist enjoy one another's processes and products.
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le passage du temps, 2014, USA, 8 min

Directed by Jen Guy Metcalf
Produced by Elon University and Elon in LA
Choreography by Jen Guy Metcalf
Dancing by Heather Leffler, Allister Dahlberg, Allynne Noelle, Alex Castillo, Gianna Jigarhan, Dan Collins
Music by Philip G. Anderson
Cinematography by J McMerty
Edited by Ben Stringfellow
Costumes by Karl Green
Danced by three couples of different ages, boy and girl meet on a beach and their love binds them as they dance together through life.
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Little Colored Blocks, 2013, USA, 4 min

Produced and Directed by Christy O Harris
Choreography by Christy O Harris & Bill Young
Featuring OLab/ Whitespace Project
Dancing by Ching I Chang, Coco Karol, Amy Moore, Brandin Steffensen, Marcos Duran and Jennifer Rose
Music composed by Ezekiel Honig
Cinematography by Kevin Martin & Oscar Max Johanson
Edited by Christy O Harris
Architecture/Set Design by Lawrence O
Ezekiel Honig Music Video

Elon + Emmanuelle, 2012, USA, 7 min

Directed by Natalie Galazka
Produced by Natalie Galazka & Melissa C. O'Brien
Choreography and dancing by Elon Höglund & Emmanuelle Lê Phan
Music by Garth Stevenson
Cinematography by Melissa C. O'Brien
Edited by Ross Baldisserotto
Charmed dancers observe their own duet in a magical street art fantasy.
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Rules of the Game, 2014, USA / Canada, 8 min

Directed by Jeff & Rick Kuperman
Produced by Kuperman Brothers
Choreography by Jeff & Rick Kuperman
Dancing by Zach Burke, Jeff Kuperman, Rick Kuperman, and Michel Issa Rubio
Music composed by Arlen Hart & Ronald Bacardi
Cinematography by Joshua Fraiman
Trust among four factory workers dissolves under unremitting surveillance by management.

Сonfidence, 2017, Russian Federation, 2 min

Produced and Directed by Yulian Baryshnikov
Choreography by Vlada Borodulina
Featuring Vaganova Ballet Academy
Music composed by ''Confidence'', composer Yulian Baryshnikov
Music performed by Darija Hvalovskaja, Yulian Baryshnikov
Edited by Yulian Baryshnikov
Principle Dancers by Vlada Borodulina
CameraCinematographer by Vasiliy Ivanov
"Dance allegory of the state of confidence.[CR]"

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.
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DRAWING BLANK, 2012, Canada, 5 min

Directed by stefan verna
Produced by David Finch
Choreography and dancing by Emily Jean Honegger
Music composed by David Drury
Cinematography by Bill Kerrigan
Edited by stefan verna
A dream-like story of impermanence told through dance and stop-motion painting.

Stray Notes, 2017, United States, 4 min

Produced and Directed by Kate Duhamel
Choreography by Courtney Henry, Michael Montgomery, Babatunji
Featuring LINES Ballet
Music by Jason Moran
Edited by Kate Duhamel
Principle Dancers by Courtney Henry, Michael Montgomery, Babatunji
CameraCinematographer by Jesse Eisenhardt
Dancers from LINES Ballet find perfect harmony, for awhile.