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Q5: The Quintessentials

World premiere
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Director Sarada Sarita
Choreographer Sarada Sarita i.c.w. Performers
Netherlands 2024
70 minutes
Q5 is inspired by the energy, feeling and expressiveness of Waacking.

Synopsis

Q5 is inspired by the energy, feeling and expressiveness of Waacking; also known as Whacking or Punking. A dance form that emerged in the 1970s as an expression of oppression in the Latin and African-American LGBTQI+ underground clubs of Los Angeles. Through the sounds and movement language of Waacking, the 5 performers in the film dive into the 5th dimension. They explore different colors, portals, perspectives and worlds within worlds. All in search of the essence: The Quintessentials! The original theater performance and tour of '21 was canceled due to Covid and transformed into a 5-episode Waacking movie series that festively closes Cinedans FEST '24!

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Q5 is inspired by the energy, feeling and expressiveness of Waacking; also known as Whacking or Punking. A dance form that emerged in the 1970s as an expression of oppression in the Latin and African-American LGBTQI+ underground clubs of Los Angeles. Through the sounds and movement language of Waacking, the 5 performers in the film dive into the 5th dimension. They explore different colors, portals, perspectives and worlds within worlds. All in search of the essence: The Quintessentials! The original theater performance and tour of '21 was canceled due to Covid and transformed into a 5-episode Waacking movie series that festively closes Cinedans FEST '24!

Full credits

Section
Out of Competition
Director
Sarada Sarita
Choreographer
Sarada Sarita i.c.w. Performers
Production countries
Netherlands
Production year
2024
Duration
70 minutes
Producer
Kinofilm, Korzo

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