Short Film: AXIOMATA, 19min., Canada, Experimental

Directed by Beatriz Mediavilla
Universal Newton’s law of motion as an opportunity to build unity between humans, regardless of the age, the body look or race.

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Newton’s law of motion are universal. We all are bodies in motion responding to the same universal laws. With an intergenerational and inter-ethnical group of non dancers, Beatriz Mediavilla uses the 3 laws to build in situ choreographies that presents those topics.

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Director Biography – Beatriz Mediavilla

Multidisciplinary artist, Béatriz Mediavilla was born in 1972, in Rouyn-Noranda, where she still lives today. Both parents are immigrants who left behind Franco”s Spain. Holder of a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in film studies, she teaches cinema at the Abitibi-Témiscamingue College. In parallel to her teaching, Ms Mediavilla has accomplished other works, including the multidisciplinary collective work Ce qu’il en reste : dialogue artistique sur la mort (2009). She published Des Espagnols à Palmarolle found in Nouvelles Explorations (2010) and Contes, légendes et récits de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue (2011), and she also published Entre les heures in Rouyn-Noranda Littéraire (2013). Danse avec elles, her first full-length documentary, was given great praise, and was presented in many festivals such as Montréal, Quebec City, Toronto and Vancouver, but also in Havana and New York City. Her second feature film traveled in numerous festivals around the world. It won an award of mention at the Monthly London Film Festival, an Impact Doc Award, the Best dance documentary film at the Fine Art Film Festival in California and the best Canadien Feature Film at the Festival International du Film sur l’Art of Montreal.

Director Statement

I truly think that dancing is being in life with the universe and the other human beings. With my films, that’s what I would like the spectator to feel.

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