Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema,

Sans Souci at Tees Dance Film Fest, UK, 2016
Tuesday, May 10, 2016,  6:00 - 7:00 PM

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Frame from Moving Yerevan

Moving Yerevan, 2014, Armenia, 8 min

Directed by Jevan Chowdhury
Produced by Nare Aghababyan
Choreography by Jevan Chowdhury
Featuring National State Ensemble & independent artists
Music by Danny Odom
Filmmaker: Jevan Chowdhury
This short marries the people of Yerevan — the capital of Armenia and one of the world's oldest continually inhabited cities — with the modern day metropolis. Created in public spaces in 3 days and 3 nights.
Frame from Your Own Man

Your Own Man, 2015, Ireland / USA, 6 min

Directed by Luke Murphy and David Fishel
Produced by Luke Murphy
Choreography and dancing by Luke Murphy
Featuring Attic Projects
Music by Na Fili
Filmmaker: David Fishel
A solitary figure retraces his steps towards, away from, and in search of home
Frame from Martiality, Not Fighting

Martiality, Not Fighting, 2012, China, 11 min

Produced by Siu-Fai Pun & Raymond Wong
Choreography by Cheng-Chieh Yu
Featuring Guangdong Modern Dance Company
Music by Christian Fredrickson
Filmmaker: Marianne M. Kim
Combining movement idioms of postmodern dance and the martial arts culture of "Ba Gua Zhang," a young Chinese dancer forsakes violence in recognition of vital exchange and kinetic empathy.

HOME ALONE, 2013, Israel, 2 min

Directed by Adi Halfin
Produced by Tamir Eting, Noam Eidelman, Adi Halfin
Featuring Batsheva Dance Company Ensemble
Dancing by Tamir Eting, Noam Eidelman, Rani Lebzelter, Shane Scopatz, Mario Bermudez Gil, Eduard Turull, Keren Lurie-Pardes, Shani Licht, Ayelet Nadav, Mariko Kakizaki, Oz Shoshan, Gil Shachar, Or Schraiber, Maya Tamir, Shaked Leibzirers, Ron Matalon, Ori Kroll
Music composed by Locust
Cinematography by Roman Linetsky
Edited by Shahar Amarilio
Combining choreography with improvisation, a company of young dancers creates an atmosphere of "parental absence" in an abandoned building.
Frame from Angsters

Angsters, 2014, USA, 7 min

Directed by Benjamin Epps
Produced by Heather Epps
Choreography by Amy Cain
Dancing by Amy Cain, Dawn Dippel, Matt Dippel, & Wesley Cordova
Music by Adam Crawley
Cinematography by Kobi Zaig
Edited by Benjamin Epps
Costume Design by Jane Thayer
Dancers have a grand time among the civic sculptures of Houston in this cleverly framed and edited piece.