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Frame Rush: A Place for Sreendance at The Place

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Time 18:30
Date 15/03/19
Price £8
  • Produced by The Place
  • Price £8, £6 concessions
  • Get ready for two wonderful days of dance on film.
  • Bring along yer dancing shoes.
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  • See you at The Place

A two-day film festival of dance film. Expect the most exciting, innovative and pioneering works from across the globe, each of which mines the deep potential of dance and film as a hybrid artform.

Fri 15 & Sat 16 Mar.

Frame Rush: A Place for Sreendance is run by the postgraduate students of the world’s only MA in Screendance at London Contemporary Dance School.

Five screenings of international films, carefully chosen by the students, delve into a multitude of genres and forms. From early 20th century screendance pioneers, to urban films exploring the beating pulse of screendance in contemporary culture, these screenings all speak to wider themes of breaking down barriers, crossing borders and defying conventions.


Once Upon a Light
Fri 15 Mar - 18:30
A selection of short films made between the 1920's and 1970's that share the idea of play between light and dark, resulting in different ways of showing and perceiving movement.

International Screening 1
Fri 15 Mar - 20:00
Nine visually striking films that explore in-between spaces and borders, boundaries between self and other.

Urban Dance on Screen
Sat 16 Mar - 14:30
A selection of recent screendance works that fall within urban dance contexts. This curation aims to enrich the perception of 21st century, urban dance video audiences and makers; by showcasing works that utilises innovative concepts, thought-provoking narratives, and urbanity in a range on contexts.

International Screening 2
Sat 16 Mar - 17:00
Spanning vast locations and intimate spaces, from outer space to the earth, from the formal to the interpersonal, travel with these films through real and imagined spaces.

International Screening 3
Sat 16 Mar - 19:00
Private moments sit next to social constructs, and formal dance meets individual expression.