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Greensboro Dance Film Festival
Friday, January 31, 2020
By Greensboro Project Space

Saturday, February 15th

 

 

 Sugarfoote Productions presents the 6th annual Greensboro Dance Film Festival with support from The University of North Carolina School of Dance and the Greensboro Project Space with rolling screenings:

 

HQ Greensboro, 7:00pm (111 Lewis St.)

 

Greensboro Project Space, 7:30pm (219 W. Lewis St.)

 

VCM Studio, 8pm (517 S Elm St.)

 

*All events are free and open to the public

 

 

 

Associate Professors Robin Gee and BJ Sullivan host the 5th Annual Greensboro Dance Film Festival, Saturday February 15th in 3 locations along the south end of Elm Street. The festival, the first of its kind to reside in Greensboro, features dance films from 21 countries in both student and professional categories. The event will also host an opening reception at HQ Greensboro featuring live dance and music performances. The programs will also feature works that specifically address issues of race, place and identity in a modern and ever-changing world.This year the festival welcomes guest curator Simon Fildes to the triad for additional workshops and screenings on campus and in the community.

 

 

Each location will feature a program designed for and unique to the space. GDFF will also culminate with a touring program that will travel to several locations around North Carolina as well as the University of Gujarat, India, Dance Camera West, Los Angeles and other partner organizations around the country. The festival also has additional screenings on deck.

 

 

 Sugarfoote Productions is a multipurpose arts organization created to help local audiences experience the richness of African and Diasporan cultural traditions and serve as a bridge to innovative arts programming. GDFF is a boutique film festival seeking to connect diverse populations through the innovative genre of dance on screen. Merging performance and cinematic aesthetics, screen dance has expanded the possibilities of choreographic composition and structure by pushing the boundaries of dance beyond its staged possibilities. The festival highlights films from around the world and supports artists through interdisciplinary collaboration and artistic exchange.

 

For More Information:

Email: gso.dance.films@gmail.com or rmgee@uncg.edu. Phone: 267- 269-4848

 

or via our website @ www.greensbordancefilms.org 

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