From their first golden era as a unique new medium…
Leeds Screendance Competition
Until 30 Nov 2020
From the surreal image of a merman on a rubbish tip in Kinshasa, to Covid wary, clingfilmwrapped bodies in an abandoned carpark, this compelling collection of international dance films explores the many ways a moving body can tell a story. Whether explicitly narrative or more abstract, these captivating shorts all share a specific engagement with choreography, offering a different take on the short film genre.
Showing online on Leeds Film Player from 3 November. Visit leedsfilm.com for more information.
Films in Programme:
About Face / Dir: Yoram Savion, YAK Films / United States
Canis Major / Dir: Charli Brissey / United States
Navigation / Dir: Marlene Millar / Canada
PROTEST ! / Dir: Sophie Le Hire / Senegal
Lazarus / Dir: Tuixén Benet / United States
Floor Falls / Dir: Jennifer Paterson, Lewis Gourlay, Abby Warrilow / United Kingdom
My Other Self / Dir: Alex Garcia / Spain
De-Eschatology / Dir: Charly Santagado, Eriel Santagado / United States
Zombies (Zombie) / Dir: Baloji / Democratic Republic of the Congo
Forest Floor / Dir: Robbie Synge / United Kingdom
Part of Leeds Short Film Awards, LIFF 2020’s selection dedicated to the wonders of the short film universe.
During this period of social distancing and lockdown due to Coronavirus we advise that you check directly with the organiser of this event that it is going ahead as publicised.
- Adults only
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