Lisa Le Lievre, Producers Katy Tiemann,
Key Cast, Sasha De Sola, Luke Ingham, Choreographer,
A series of men are lured to their destruction when they engage in a steamy tango with a seductive dance partner. With a lush musical score, Jazz Age costumes, and visually striking cinematography, this evocative short film uses the tango as a metaphor for life’s tempting interruptions.
T.I.A. - This Is Africa.
Dance, Experimental 07:16
Director/Producer, Matthieu Maunier-RossiI, Poetry Writer, Ronan Chéneau.
Key Cast, Aïpeur Foundou, a congolese dancer and choreographer.
Amidst some popular areas of Brazzaville, Foundou shows one possible way to freedom. Conceived, shot and recorded in 48 hours in Brazzaville (Congo). An original poem written by Ronan Chéneau (Narrator : Ella Ganga, a Congolese dancer. The dialect used at times is Lari.) Director & Editor : Matthieu Maunier-Rossi (1st AD : Cléo Konongo). The river in the film is the River Congo, and Kinshasa can be spotted in the distance on the other bank. Titles : Sylvain Franchet. Mixing : Bridget O'Driscoll & Jérôme Wiciak.
Experimental, Narrative 14:03
Director/Writer, Christine Paplexis, Producers, Sam Koji Hale, Heather Hensen. Six puppeteers and two key casts: Anil Margsahayam and Paplexix. Amaterasu is based on an ancient Japanese tale about the sun goddess, Amaterasu, and her stormy relationship with her brother Susanowo. The sets and marionettes in this film are made of found objects.
The Wayward Cube
Director/Writer Maria T. Alvardo, Producer, Bolek Ryzinski.
Original Score, Shiuan Chang.
In 2017, architect and artist Bolek Ryzinski created his first Art Space, a 12’ x 12’ x 9’ cube with twelve rotating, mirrored and painted panels that produce a kinetic, kaleidoscopic experience in New York. Wayward Cube presents the process of creating the Cube from conception to completion. The unveiling of the Cube was accompanied by music composed by award-winning composer Shiuan Chang, and the NY choral group Ekemeles Ensemble.
Quartet For The End
Director H. Paul Moon creates his film on French composer
Olivier Messiaen (1908-1962), who composed and premiered his masterpiece in 1941, while incarcerated in a Nazi prison camp in Poland. His fellow prisoners performed it with him for guards and other prisoners. It has come to be recognized as one of his most important works. Moon’s film is performed by the” President’s Own” Marine Band, the oldest ensemble in the USA; filmed in Poland in 2016, for the 75th Anniversary.
Original Score and co-producer, Adam Scott.
Narration, Tim Tango
The life and work of
Ralph Albert Blakelock (1847–1919), one of America's most visionary artists, who was thought to be a mad genius.
Dance, Experimental 03:57
Director Alisa Traskunov, Producer,
Key Cast, Julia S Bengtsson,
Original Score, Phillip Danniel
A solo dance that shows the shifting of a colorless world to a world full of colors through
dance and music. It’s mission is to inspire creativity.