Next Festival Event: Saturday December 12th. 8pm EST (Virtual)

WATCH the next festival on Saturday December 12th for FREE; 8pm EST (5pm on the West Coast.).

Video to watch will be posted the week of the festival.

HERE is the lineup of films:

MANASANAMAHA, 16min., India, Experimental/Romance

Directed by Deepak Reddy

A young man muses on the nature of love, recounting three relationships from his past. The girls in his life resemble three different seasons, namely Chaitra (Spring), Varsha (Monsoon) & Seeta (Winter).

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NIOBE, 6min., USA, Dance

Directed by Christopher Allen

Niobe, a weary traveler from an unknown land, carries with her only the pain and suffering of all the people she has encountered along the road. Niobe arrives at an impassable wall, an unavoidable stop. She uncontrollably begins to release the held sadness that she has collected.

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CLOUDS – MUSIC VIDEO, 5min., Indonesia, Music

Directed by Mahatma Putra

The concept of this music video is “Anatopism”, presenting something that is “out of place”, such as our hopes and dreams that sometimes are in the middle of nowhere and sometimes are out of place.

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DOWN, 10min., Germany, Dance

Directed by Michael Bernstein

Lonely, apathetic, depressed, joyless – whatever dark feelings there may be, people with depressions know them all. Caught up in themselves, without ideas and without strength, they are paralyzed and unable to reconnect with life. The Corona Pandemic with its comprehensive lockdown has drawn many people into this mental distress or made it worse.

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PAULA + FRANCESCA, 10min., USA, Dance

Directed by Erika Randall

Paula + Francesca (P+F) is a short dance film that gives trouble to Dante and his ideas about hell and who goes there. A queering of The Inferno’s story of the classic clandestine lovers and their unhappy landing in the Second Circle, P+F is both hate mail to Dante and a love letter from Franny to Paula.

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BENAYA’S DIARY, 6min., USA, Music

Directed by Daniel Finkelman

In this Shadow Dance performance, Benaya, a young boy named after an Israeli fallen hero, recreates Benaya’s travels across Poland and creatively depicts the insights that propelled Benaya to fight for his homeland onto the Second Lebanon War.

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EUTERPE: THE LOST MUSE, 9min., USA, Dance

Directed by Sarah Cole

In a quiet world, a girl who creates music with everything she feels must decide whether or not to embrace her gift; she risks being shunned or truly finding where she belongs.

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(SIC) – INFINITE ECHO, 4min., Germany, Music

Directed by Erwin Julierstersen Kopeng

A luminous matter containing remnants of life is drawn towards a supermassive black hole, setting off an unnatural cosmic reaction.

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KAM, 3min., Australia, Experimental

Directed by Zeynep Akcay

The film transforms dancer Sevinc Baltali’s improvisation into a fierce and exuberant dance flow to the formidable music of “Amolvacy”, an experimental band from New York.

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CASS & LEX, 5min., Germany, Dance/Romance

Directed by Phillip Kaminiak

In his directorial debut, Berlin and Mexico City-based cinematographer Phillip Kaminiak embarks on a personal project where he attempts to deal with his previous relationships by training a lens on real-life couple Cassandre Clerc and Johannes Lex. By documenting their lives and translating their relationship into Dance, CASS & LEX tells a poem about the beauty and the horror of love.

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STORM, 4min, USA, Music

Directed by Rocky Romano, Miranda Winters

A global music video showcasing locations around the world during the COVID-19 lockdown shot on aerial drones.

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SHADOW, 9min., USA, Dance

Directed by Francesca Jandasek

In this legend, a pregnant woman is immured to make the walls of the monastery stand. After further research, I came across the belief of the “stahie,” or shadow, an ancient Eastern European belief and practice that in order for the walls of a building to stand, someone has to be built into the walls either physically (i.e their body), or metaphysically (i.e their shadow).

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PARADOXICAL DREAM, 9min., Iran, Experimental

Directed by Mohammad Khaki

The Paradoxical Dream short film, visualize a deep dream of a depressed woman through a space and time between a gap of a single breath, from inhaling a tobaco and breathing it out,

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TURNED TO LIGHT, 7min., UK, Dance

Directed by Luke Naylor-Perrott

Elodie is madly in love, but she cannot find the words to express this to the woman she desires. However, through contemporary dance and a fantastical world of ultraviolet, she finds that both she and her lover can be turned to light together.

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FOR THOSE WHO LOVE MUSIC, 18min., Italy, Experimental

Directed by Raffaele Pastrello

It’s a warm and ordinary summery morning when a man with a guitar arrives silent in Venice…, meanwhile, a radio talks about a suicide bomb attack… .

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