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Moving Body—Moving Image


Location: Bartos Screening Room

This program gives voice to social justice themes in the hybrid form of filmmaking, also called ScreenDance. This 2019 program is an encore screening of selected films from the inaugural one-day Moving Body—Moving Image festival last year at Barnard College. The films focuses on the representation of the Moving Brown Body on screen and will be followed by a discussion with program creator and curator Gabri Christa, dancer, choreographer, filmmaker, and assistant professor of professional practice at Barnard College. Selected films (approx. 60 mins.):

Hell You Talmbout

Dirs. Denzel Boyd, Tyler Rabinowitz, Joseph Webb. USA/Seattle,WA. 2016, 8 mins.

Choreographer Shakiah Danielson

Black Stains

Dir. Tiffany Rhynard. USA/ Florida. 2018, 13 mins.

Choreographer Trent D. Williams Jr.

He Who Dances on Wood

Dir. Jessica Beshir. USA/New York City. 2017, 5 mins.

Choreographer Fred Nelson


Dir. Connie Chavez. USA/New York City. 2017, 3 mins. Poem by Elisabet Velasquez.

Choreographer Keomi Tarver.

Six Solos

Dir. Simon Fildes. China. 2016, 6 mins.

Choreographer Sang Jijia.

Son Du Serpent

Dir. Tami Ravid. Benin, NL. 2017, 11 mins.

Choreographer Feri de Geus and dancers.

Sanctum II

Dir. Jeannette Ginslov. South Africa/Scotland. 2009, 4 mins.

Choreographers Jeannette Ginslov with Vishathi Arumugam.

In the Castle of My Skin

Dir. Lebogang Rasethaba. South Africa. 6 mins.

Choreographer Jarrel Mathebula.

This Black

Dir. Cameron Thompkins. USA / New York City. 2017, 3 mins.

Choreographers Cameron Thompkins, Shoey Su.

Tickets: $15 ($11 seniors and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free for children under 3 and Museum members at the Film Lover and Kids Premium levels and above
). Order tickets online. (Members may contact [email protected] with questions regarding online reservations.)

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