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ProArteDanza

AFTER THE WALL

Screening | Visionnement

ON
September 8-19 septembre 2021
Dancefilm

 
Inner Fish Performance Co.

The Collective Body

Installation | Installation

Edmonton AB
October 20-23 octobre 2021
Dancefilm

 
Laura Taler

KARANFIL/CARNATION

Broadcast | Diffusion

Ottawa All
September 7-12 septembre 2021
Dancefilm

 
W & M Physical Theatre

WildDogs International Screendance Festival

Festival | Festival

AB
September 18-19 septembre 2021
Dancefilm

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Party Representatives Debate Bill C-10

On Monday, a week before the federal election, the Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions and the department of communications of the Université de Montréal co-presented Debate on Culture 2021. The hot topic: Bill C-10.

 
Kaeja d'Dance

Laneway ART-ery Dances

Installation | Installation

Toronto ON
September 22, 2021-21 septembre 2022
Dancefilm

 
Frog in Hand

River

Screening | Visionnement

Toronto ON
July 24-6 septembre 2021
Dancefilm

 

The Living Performance Environment in MOTHER sound / body Presents a World of Possibilities

The performers wear sensors on their wrists, which control lighting, music and projections in the performance environment By Rachel Silver Maddock

The show presents a “living” performance environment that responds to dancers almost like a co-performer, and the possibilities of that technology seem endless.

 

Stories of Struggle and Triumph Underscore GRIT: Short Dances

Five emerging artists showcase the diversity of Asian cultures and identities By Joshua Chong

GRIT: Short Dances is an online showcase of five dancefilms streaming on YouTube from May 14 to 21. Together, they form a kaleidoscopic tapestry that offers a glimpse into the breadth of Asian perspectives that are woven into the fabric of our country.

Mensah / Photo by E. S Cheah Photography
 

When Love is the Driving Force of Revolution Part II

A Q & A with Esie Mensah, choreographer of A Revolution of Love By Joy Henderson

Filmed at Toronto’s Fort York in partnership with Soulpepper Theatre, A Revolution of Love tells the story of a young Black woman considering her ancestral history and the current violence wrought upon her community. In Part II, Mensah talks about how colonialism has disconnected dance and spirituality.

Still from A Revolution of Love / Photo courtesy of Mensah
 

When Love is the Driving Force of Revolution Part I

A Q & A with Esie Mensah, choreographer of A Revolution of Love By Joy Henderson

Filmed at Toronto’s Fort York in partnership with Soulpepper Theatre, A Revolution of Love tells the story of a young Black woman considering her ancestral history and the current violence wrought upon her community. In Part I, Mensah talks about including a spiritual advisor in the process, how not to colonize a space and how life can unknowingly seep into art.

 

‘Historians’ Is an Ode to Black Lives and Blackness Dedicated to the Spirits and Soul of Us Black Folx

Kevin Ormsby reviews the short film that won Best Social Justice Film at the Vancouver Independent Film Festival By Kevin A. Ormsby

 

That's a Wrap II

Dancefilms created during the COVID-19 pandemic

A collection of 2020 dancefilms as showcased in our Nov/Dec issue.

 

WildDogs: Howls and Cries

Festival | Festival

Calgary AB
November 1 novembre 2020
Dancefilm

 
Rogue Dancer Productions

FilmFest By Rogue Dancer: FANtas-ee Edition (October 2020)

Screening | Visionnement

International
October 23-2 novembre 2020
Dancefilm

 

That's a Wrap I

Dancefilm, as an art form, is by no means a new medium, but after theatres were shut down and choreographers and dancers found themselves without a stage, an impressive amount of dancefilms were produced.

Santee Smith's Blood Tides / Photo by Yehuda Fisher
 
Dusk Dances

Dusk Dances 2020: A virtual event

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
October 17 octobre 2020
7:30 | 19:30
Dancefilm

Linnea Swan

Made Up

Screening | Visionnement

Calgary AB
November 19-22 novembre 2020
Dancefilm

 

WildDogs International Screendance Festival

Festival | Festival

International
September 12-13 septembre 2020
Dancefilm

 

A Global Garden

Mile Zero Dance presents a worldwide performance with Garden Party By Olivia C. Davies

Olivia C. Davies reviews Mile Zero Dance’s Garden Party, a global online event demonstrating dance’s adaptability even within a pandemic.

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