HIGHLIGHTS: February 2023 DANCE Festival

Showcase of the best FILMS in the world today.

Audience Award Winners:
Best Dance Short Film: OCEANO: A PACIFIC RITUAL
Best Dance Feature Film: OUT OF THE ASHES
Best Performances: PIANO-SOLEIL
Best Sound & Music: TAEKKYON REIGN

Watch the Audience Feedback Video for each film:

TAEKKYON REIGN, 1min., South Korea, Music/Dance
Directed by Jaye Wynn
Taekkyeon Reign is a non-verbal music video showcasing the different forms of the South Korean Traditional martial art of Taekkyon fused with a dub-step music.

WATCH HERE – The audience feedback video of the film!


OCEANO: A PACIFIC RITUAL, 11min., USA, Dance
Directed by Murat M Eyuboglu
Filmed on the Jogasaki Coast of Japan, the choreography of Dai Matsuoka of the celebrated butoh group Sankai Juku is a meditation on the music of Paola Prestini and the verses of Pablo Neruda. The film opens with the images of the Arctic and the Antarctica captured by the Emmy-laureate Sylvestre Campe.

WATCH HERE – The audience feedback video of the film!


PIANO-SOLEIL, 8min., Brazil, Dance
Directed by Caio Amon
A young woman feels trapped in a claustrophobic reality. She yearns for vast and awe-inspiring landscapes, where freedom of movement and communion with nature are possible. Yet she realizes that the wondrous beauty of these natural environments is threatened by mankind’s seemingly unrelenting exploitation of Mother Earth.

WATCH HERE – The audience feedback video of the film!


OUT OF THE ASHES, 63min., USA, Dance
Directed by Karen L Charles, Ryan Melling
Out of the Ashes honors those impacted by 9/11 and asks whether we can resurrect a better way of living.

WATCH HERE – The audience feedback video of the film!


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Festival occurs 3 times a month! Showcased the best of experimental short films and music videos from around the world.

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