HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: Experimental, Music & Dance Festival – August 4, 2020

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST FILM: GO BANANAS
BEST DANCE FILM: HALF A MAN
BEST MUSIC FILM: IN THE SAME DIRECTION: JEFF PIFHER & SOCRATES’ TRIAL
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: WHILE SHE WAITS
BEST PERFORMANCES: LIKE HOLY WINE
BEST SOUND & MUSIC: SMOKE FOR THE CLOUDS

Theme of night: Unique surroundings

NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterWHILE SHE WAITS, 10min. Netherlands, Dance

festival posterHALF LIGHT, 8min., USA, Dance

festival posterLIKE HOLY WINE, 11min., USA, Dance

festival posterKATIE GATELY: WALTZ, 5min., USA, Dance

festival posterIN SEARCH OF LOST TIME, 7min., USA, Dance

festival posterTHE NEXT STOP, 5min., UK, Dance

festival posterHALF A MAN, 3min., UK, Dance

festival posterGOLDEN, 8min., USA, Dance

festival posterGO BANANAS, 3min., Russia, Music

festival posterDOJO, 4min., France, Music

festival posterUNEXPLAINABLE SUBSTANCE, 5min., Ukraine, Music

festival posterTHE FIDDLE PLAYER, 10min., USA, Music/Drama

festival posterLOST, 3min., USA, Music/Dance

festival posterIN THE SAME DIRECTION: JEFF PIFHER & SOCRATES’ TRIAL, 17min., USA, Music

festival posterAVOIDANCE, 7min., USA, Dance/Music

festival posterSMOKE FOR THE CLOUDS, 6min., Belgium, Music

The beginning of a (temporary) new era.

See you at the festivals. Whenever that happens!

– Matthew Toffolo

HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: Experimental, Music & Dance Festival – July 7, 2020

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST FILM: BLACK STAINS
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: SEARCHING FOR WONDER
BEST DANCE FILM: UNDER THE WATERFALL – THE AVENGER
BEST MUSIC VIDEO: AGORIA – CALL OF THE WILD
BEST SOUND & MUSIC: WHEN EARTH TOOK A BREATH

Theme of night: Coming to terms.

NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterPLAY, 13min., Poland, Drama

festival posterOKAY, 3min., USA, Drama

festival posterWEEP NOT, 13min., USA, Drama

festival posterSPIRIT: A MARTIAN STORY, 10min, USA, Drama/Fantasy

festival posterTERRA BEACH, 20min, Canada, Sci-Fi/Drama

festival posterBLACK STAINS, 14min, USA, Experimental/Dance

festival posterWHEN EARTH TOOK A BREATH, 5min., USA, Music

festival posterMONOH – With Attitude, 4min., Germany, Music

festival posterSTRUT – 1980s, 5min., Australia, Music

festival posterAMERICAN QUARTET, 9min., USA, Music

festival posterAgoria – Call of the Wild, 5min., France, Music

festival posterSEARCHING FOR WONDER, 6min., USA, Music

festival posterUNDER THE WATERFALL – THE AVENGER, 3min., France, Music

The beginning of a (temporary) new era.

See you at the festivals. Whenever that happens!

– Matthew Toffolo

HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: Experimental, Music & Dance Festival – June 4, 2020

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST FILM: THE IDENTITY PAS DE DEUX
BEST DANCE FILM: MAKING MEN
BEST MUSIC VIDEO: ADAM & STEVE
BEST STUDENT FILM: HELLO BABY
BEST PERFORMERS: MOTEL -X
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: UPWELL
BEST SOUND & MUSIC: WE ARE ALL ON THE SAME BUS

Theme of night: Expression of confusion and determination

NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterGORILLA IN THE WASHING MACHINE, 8min., Estonia Animation/Experimental

festival posterBEHOLD THE MAN, 4min., Italy, Music Short

festival posterSANKOFA, 3min., USA, Experimental

festival posterTARAH WHO? – HURT, 4min., USA, Music Video

festival posterTHE NEXT GIRL, 6min., USA, Experimental/Drama

festival posterWE ARE ALL ON THE SAME BUS, 2min., Portugal, Experimental

festival posterUPWELL, 6min., USA, Dance

festival posterMOTEL-X, 5min., USA, Dance

festival posterHOME 23.20, 5min., France, Dance

festival posterMAKING MEN (10′), 10min., Belgium, Dance

festival posterADAM & STEVE, 3min, USA, Music

festival posterTHE IDENTITY PAS DE DEUX, 7min., USA, Music

festival posterONE STEP APART, 4min., Canada, Dance

festival posterHELLO BABY, 24min., Hong Kong, Thriller/Suspense

The beginning of a (temporary) new era.

See you at the festivals. Whenever that happens!

– Matthew Toffolo

HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: Experimental, Music & Dance Festival – May 28, 2020

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST FILM: THE EMBRACE OF THE VALKRIES
BEST DANCE FILM: TEARS
BEST MUSIC VIDEO: A SYMPHONY OF SPARKS
BEST PERFORMERS: A MOTHER’S SOLILOQUY
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: MARIANNE
BEST SOUND & MUSIC: TRISKELION

Theme of night: Expression of unfairness and sorrow

NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterMARIANNE, 3min., Mexico, Dance

festival posterNEW LIFE, 3min., France, Dance

festival posterTEARS, 4min., USA, Dance

festival posterBRETON AFTERNOON, 7min., USA, Dance

festival posterBAD FEELING, 4min., French Polynesia, Dance

festival posterTHE EMBRACE OF THE VALKRIES, 17min., Canada, Dance

festival posterA MOTHER’S SOLILOQUY, 6min., USA, Dance

festival posterGRAB TWIST PULL – HUSBANDRY 4min., USA, Music

festival posterLINOLEUM – Alain Chamfort / Cie Niki Noves, 6min., France, Music

festival posterTRISKELION, 13min., UK, Experimental/Thriller

festival posterSTAY IN YOUR POWER, 5min., Australia, Musical

festival posterA SYMPHONY OF SPARKS, 4min., Canada, Music

festival posterPAIN(FUL) PERCEPTION, 4min., Canada, Music

festival posterIN MY ROOM, 7min., Canada, Music

festival posterSOLITARY, 3min., USA, Dance

festival posterLOVELY, 3min., USA, Experimental

The beginning of a (temporary) new era.

See you at the festivals. Whenever that happens!

– Matthew Toffolo

HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: Music & Dance Festival – February 6, 2020

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST FILM: SHIFT
BEST DANCE PERFORMERS: SONDER
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: LOOK OUT
BEST MUSIC: DUET NO. 4

Theme of night: Our True Instincts

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterTHE WEB OPERA Episode 3, 13min., USA, Music Short

festival posterLOOK OUT, 6min., USA, Experimental

festival posterFREE FALL, 3min., USA, Music Short

festival posterSOCIAL MEDIA BLUES, 4min., USA, Music Short

festival posterEVE, 4min., USA, Dance

festival posterSCREAMING SHAPES, 6min, USA, Dance

festival posterTAKE ME THERE, 3min., USA, Dance

festival posterHIS PARTY, 4min., USA, Dance

festival posterCOHORT 707, 6min., USA, Dance

festival posterDUET NO. 4, 3min., USA, Dance

festival posterSHIFT, 8min., USA, Dance

festival posterSONDER, 9min., USA, Dance

The 2nd festival in Los Angeles in 2020.
10 more festival events in 2020.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo