Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema,

Sans Souci at Ursinus College, 2014
Friday, September 19 • 7:30 PM
Lenfest Theater, Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center
Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA

FREE as a part of the Ursinus College Fringe Festival

This is a deliberately empty heading to satisfy the HTML5 validator.

Frame from Hitch-Glitch-Snag

Hitch-Glitch-Snag, 2014, USA, 7 min

Produced and Directed by Ana Baer
Choreography by Ana Baer and dancers
Featuring Merge
Dancing by Taylor Wasmer, Olivia Barto
Music composed by Richard Hall
Filmmaker: Ana Baer
Two dancers, one wall - sharing, resisting, and exploring.

SILENT PLACES, 2013, Romania, 12 min

Directed by Simona Deaconescu
Produced by Anamaria Antoci
Choreography by Simona Deaconescu
Dancing by Dragos Istvan Rosu, Razvan Stoian, Irina Stefan, Alexandra Balasoiu, Simona Deaconescu
Music composed by Tibor Cari
Cinematography by Oleg Mutu RSC
Edited by Codrin Iftodi
The camera bursts into the heart of the dance while the music copes with the cruelty and fever of everyday's warfare.
Frame from Globe Trot

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.
Frame from Tx

Tx, 2014, USA, 6 min

Produced and Directed by Tara Rynders
Choreography and dancing by Tara Rynders
Cinematography by Tara Rynders & Sean Hudson
Edited by Tara Rynders
An exploration of self by auteur Tara Rynders.
Frame from Lady-boy

Lady-boy, 2004, USA, 5 min

Produced and Directed by Carolyn Pavlik
Choreography and dancing by Carolyn Pavlik
Music composed by La java des bombes atomiques
Music performed by Etron Fou Leloublan
Cinematography by Heather Mitchell and Lisa Voorhies
Edited by Jeff Curtis
This elegant exploration of gender and transformation chronicles a search for identity as it moves through time and space, truth and travesty, past and present.
Frame from More

More, 2013, USA, 6 min

Directed by Daniel Beahm and Erika Randall Beahm
Produced by Teahm Beahm
Choreography and dancing by Erika Randall
Music composed by Jonas Bendsen
Cinematography by Daniel Beahm
Edited by Jonas Bendsen
Costume by Markas Henry
Pressures of "producing" take on new meaning after pumping milk between power meetings in airplane bathrooms and gas station stalls.
Frame from Gaia

Gaia, 2014, Australia, 15 min

Produced and Directed by Nick Graalman & Erin Fowler
Choreography and dancing by Erin Fowler
Music composed by Chris Larkin
Filmmaker: Nick Graalman
Makeup & Costume by Olivia Freear
Mother Earth's struggle for survival on an increasingly degraded and urbanized planet.