Move and Connect

Bodies intersect and almost touch as they glide through spaces claimed and unclaimed–A collection of the most memorable shorts of the year that incorporate modern dance.

Themes: movement, contemporary dance, gender roles, class disparity, ability, mobility, family, intimacy
Length: 66 minutes

Advisory: Mature themes – image of police scene, deceased bodies
Recommended for grades 8-12
Note that the films feature have non-English dialogue with English subtitles: Out of Time, We Will Become Better, Neon Phantom

Felix has broken the rules once again and the director is threatening to deny him further access. Frantic, his mother is concerned for his emotional state and barrels in to offer support given that his grandmother is unable to anymore.

Written and composed by Zika Music and performed by Ida Kleist & Ululiinannguaq Olsen, the…

Wandering London, a young man happens upon a young woman absorbed in practicing classical ballet. Moved by her performance, he returns with some moves of his own, much to the dismay of his unapproving father.

A sensual and visceral look at the relationship between amputees and their limbs

Separated not only by distance, but also circumstances, two lovers threatened by violence defy the Russian constitution to express their passion for one another.

João is a delivery man who dreams of having a motorcycle. He was told that everything would be like a musical film, yet the political and class realities on Brazil hang heavy for those in the food delivery sector.


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