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IN DREAMS, 5min., USA, Experimental
Directed by Nick Mery
Filmed in 2018, shortly before the devastating explosion in the port of Beirut, In Dreams serves as a love letter to Lebanon - the home of my ancestors, and the place my spirit goes to rest in the quiet hours.
THE EMROIDERESSES, 8min,. Sweden, Documentary
Directed by Bo Fredrik Sjökvist
The Emroideresses is a short documentary / dance film about the difficult art of translating embroidery into dance. What exactly is a cross stitch and can you really walk with a thread? The film follows kompani mamsell's work to develop the performance but there ar also interviews with three emroideresses who talk about their love of the craft and and how to get a perfect stitch
SILENT RHYTHM, 36min., USA, Documentary Dance
Directed hy Sarah Goolishian
This short documentary explores the relationship dancers have with music, especially when none of the dancers can hear the music. The Gallaudet Dance Company is home to a small dance studio that pushes the meaning of dance beyond the scope of sound. This year marked a specific turning point for the program, as half the dancers are graduating, their dance company director Sue Gill-Doleac is also retiring after 44 years.