Short Film: CRYING ON THE ISLAND THEY OWN, 9min., USA, Dance

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Stuck in a bubble, these wealthy patrons know nothing else but this tension.

Director Biography – Joan Dwiartanto, Cyrie Topete

Joan Dwiartanto is in her fourth and final year as a Dance major at The Juilliard School. She has taken a keen interest in Dance filmmaking and wishes to continue creating movement for film. Other than creating her own short films, Joan has worked closely with principal dancer of American Ballet Theatre James Whiteside in creating his own Ballet film Marilyn’s Funeral in 2021. And she has worked on a film as a co-dircector alongside director Maggie Scranton representing Juilliard in the Park Avenue Armory’s virtual film event 100 Years | 100 women.


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