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Film Catalogue

Lucid Dreaming
Online
Available online: 23/03/2024
Lucid Dreaming New Dutch

Emma Evelein, 2023, BE, NL, 13 min

Lucid Dreaming tells the story of a girl in a train, who loses herself in the world of another passenger. As she falls deeper in his emotions and sensations, the train and its passengers become part of the world she encounters through him. During this non-verbal encounter between strangers, she experiences how imagination and empathy are both powerful and vulnerable at the same time.

This film is part of the online program but accessible only in the Netherlands.

100m
Online
Available online: 20/03/2024
100m online potential

Monika Szpunar, 2022, PL, 5 min

Shot in a single take in a long industrial tunnel, within its strict time, choreographic and spatial framework ‘100m’ underlines uniqueness of the experience of going through stages of grief.

Life Left Behind
Online
Available online: 23/03/2024
Life Left Behind Competition Shorts and International Short Film Competition

Valia Phyllis Zwart, 2022, NO, 6 min, 9+

Whilst driving, a woman attempts to reconcile with her past and the scars it left behind.

Parades
Online
Available online: 23/03/2024
Parades Out of Competition

Alan Lake, 2022, CA, 16 min, 16+

Parades is an initiation to a mysterious pagan feast made by powerful images between fantasy and allegory. Director and choreographer Alan Lake depict a universe that is as alluring as it is disturbing.

Play / Repeat
Online
Available online: 20/03/2024
Play / Repeat online potential

Carlos E. Lesmes, 2023, EE, 7 min, 12+

There is a couple. Two bodies. Two beings. 1+1. Sometimes it feels like only one. This film piece wants to explore aspects of a relationship through movement, through the bodies of the performers. The unfathomable distance between two people. Broke but never broken

The unfathomable distance between two people. Broke but never broken

The Goddam Milky Way
Online
Available online: 23/03/2024
The Goddam Milky Way Competition Shorts and International Short Film Competition

Jérémie Battaglia, 2021, CA, 19 min

From the depths of the Earth to the dunes of an unknown desert, a group of women embark on an initiatory journey. A pagan mass, a quest, or a common elevation, The Goddam Milky Way celebrates femininity in all its roughness and complexity.

Tales of Freedoom
Online
Available online: 23/03/2024
Tales of Freedoom Competition Shorts and International Short Film Competition

Riccardo Saraceni, 2022, CH, IT, 21 min, 18+

Tales of Freedoom explores the possibility of movement through recycled materials and wild thoughts. Like a magnifying glass that reveals what’s hidden in the evident, the main character embarks on a journey through the city and a world of sensations. A naively intuitive research, exposing fear, poetry, frustration, freedom and its restrictions.

THORN
Online
Available online: 25/03/2024
THORN Competition Shorts and International Short Film Competition

Alexander Stamatiadis, 2022, GR, 8 min, 0+

In a remote gas station in the heart of winter, a place where time stands still, three strangers cross paths and reshape time in their own way.

to be near you.
Online
Available online: 20/03/2024
to be near you. online potential

Jarret Blinkhorn and Ali Kenner Brodsky, 2021, US, 10 min, 0+

Based on a live duet between Ali Kenner Brodsky and Jenna Pollack, to be near you. honors the memory of those that we have lost, collapses distance by energizing the spaces between, and demonstrates how people can find connection through physical separation. to be near you. pushes at the boundaries of time to create a feeling of reconnecting with something, or someone, who is gone.

Heartache
Online
Heartache Out of Competition

Iker Karrera & Alberto D. Centeno, 2023, ES, 3 min

Heartache deploys tensely expressive movement in a darkly playful take on the dynamics of seeing and being seen. Dark humor, sarcastic imagery and expressive choreography conveyed a unique atmosphere to color the interactions between the dancers and their setting.

Spellbound
Online
Spellbound New Dutch

Nicola Hepp, 2023, NL, 11 min

A woman walks slowly through a dark, untouched forest. She is following someone in the distance, someone she can’t quite make out. Or is the other actually following her? Too late, the woman regrets a desperate attempt to escape her pursuer. As she starts to understand and approaches the point of no return, she is lured into making a dire decision.

Branché
Online
Available online: 25/03/2024
Branché Competition Shorts and International Short Film Competition

Janique L Robillard, Eric Bates , 2023, CA, 16 min

Through unique female circus and movement art, Branché traverses time and Quebec's lush natural landscapes. While diminishing resources and livable land are causing existential collapse, the performers' bold three-high formations and breathtaking falls remind us that a oneness of nature and humanity is undoubtedly worth preserving.

Leleb
Online
Available online: 25/03/2024
Leleb Competition Shorts and International Short Film Competition

Marc Aziz Ressang, Nathaniel J Brown, 2022, ID, 3 min

Set in the flooded villages of Java, Indonesia, this dance film attempts to come to terms with the despair that surrounds a disappearing home. Leleb is dedicated to those who endure.

And Me, I´m Dancing Too
Online
Available online: 22/03/2024
And Me, I´m Dancing Too Competition Shorts and International Short Film Competition

Mohammad Valizadegan, 2023, CZ, DE, 20 min

Saba, an Iranian girl, is a dancer. She wants to be indifferent to her surroundings and manifests this self-being and freedom with her body. She is in love with the art of dancing, the art of letting go and living away from conventional bonds. But this art of being is forbidden in an ultimately religious state that ignores the very basic human rights. The film is an honest portrait of the daily oppression women have to deal with in Iran towards the path to freedom.

This film is part of the online program but accessible only in the Netherlands.

Ampe: Leap into the Sky, Black Girl
Online
Available online: 23/03/2024
Ampe: Leap into the Sky, Black Girl Out of Competition

Claudia Owusu & Ife Oluwamuyide, 2022, GH, US, 18 min

Ampe is a high-energy game played by girls in Ghana. It includes jumping, clapping, and an all-around cheer as two teams select a stepping pattern and face off. The innate joy and competitive edge of ampe discloses the desire of girls to be set free unconditionally and feel a range of emotions without judgment.

In My Skin
Online
Available online: 24/03/2024
In My Skin Out of Competition

Sándor M. Salas, 2022, ES, 14 min

Far from homogenizing parameters, flamenco uses the subversive power of art to enhance the diversity of bodies on stage. Disability is no longer a limit, but a creative starting point.

Spiral
Online
Available online: 22/03/2024
Spiral Competition Shorts and International Short Film Competition

Eva-Maria Koskinen , Salla Sorri, 2022, FI, 19 min

Anna sees Jasmine, her former bully from school, after years when she brings her daughter to dance class. Anna and Jasmine try to behave nicely, but something is bubbling beneath the surface. And then things get out of hand.

Then Comes The Body
Online
Available online: 24/03/2024
Then Comes The Body Out of Competition

Jacob Krupnick, 2023, NG, US, 15 min

When a video of kids dancing in the rain goes viral, it brings global attention to an unlikely ballet school outside Lagos, Nigeria. Now, Daniel Ajala -- who learned ballet over YouTube -- is training students to perform on the world stage.

Dear Passengers
Online
Available online: 24/03/2024
Dear Passengers Competition Shorts and International Short Film Competition

Madli Lääne, 2022, EE, 11 min

A lonely traveler embarks on a journey to find relief for a hidden yearning. Her restless longing spreads around and forces fellow passengers to face their own desires and disappointments.

This film is part of the online program but accessible only in the Netherlands.

Slurping & Co.
Offline
Slurping & Co. Out of Competition

Katrin Olafsdottir, 1998, IS, 13 min

Overworked office workers decide to take action against the company director. An absurd, wordless choreographed office comedy, with a bizarre conclusion.