Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema,

Sans Souci at Ursinus College, 2015
Friday, September 18 • 7:30 PM
Lenfest Theater, Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center
Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA

FREE as a part of the Ursinus College Fringe Festival

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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.
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.
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.

Vanishing Points, 2014, Canada, 9 min

Produced and Directed by Marites Carino
Choreography and Dancing by EMMANUELLE & ELON
Featuring Tentacle Tribe
Music Composed by Vial
Cinematography by Donald Robitaille
Edited by Kara Blake & Marites Carino
Two strangers cross paths, collide, and share moments of intimate synchronicity in an otherwise anonymous world.

New London Calling, 2010, USA, 10 min

Directed by Alla Kovgan
Produced by Robert Richter
Choreography by Alissa Cardone and Ingrid Schatz
Featuring Kinodance
Dancing by Children of the Dual Language Middle School in New London, CT
Music by P. Andrew Willis and Ken Winokur
Cinematography by Mkrtich Malkhasyan
Edited by Alla Kovgan
An unsupervised tribe of 75 children take over the entire city of New London, creating rites and rituals through street games. Their vibrant spirit evokes hopes for the future but also melancholy for the glorious past of children's culture which is disappearing from the streets of American cities.

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.

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.