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Eva and Marc Stern Grand Hall at the Music Center
Inside the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion 135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
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17 reviews
7 stars
attended May 02 2013

dance camera west is really a wonderful festival. It brings out the dance community, you get to see wonderful films from around the world, exchange ideas and more. You should be there!

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http://www.dancecamerawest.org/opening_night2013.htm

Description

Rigler “Peace on Earth” Fountain

7:00-7:15pm

Get Wet Dance Series – Choreographed by Sarah Elgart  

The Music Center’s Eva and Marc Stern Grand Hall

8:00-9:30pm

International dance film shorts series  

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Waterdrops*_

2013/Netherlands/1:45’

Directed by Altin Kaftira Choreographed by Juanjo Arques

A dance scene created and performed by dancer in Dutch National Ballet  

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Spiegelingen*_

2012/10:00 Directed by Marinus Groothof & Dunja Jocic

In order to overcome his fears, a man fights his demons in a constant changing building.  

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Le Saut Infini*_

2013/USA/2:57’

Directed by Chris Parker & Sakiko Yamagata Choreographed by Emery LeCrone Le Saut Infini explores the dancers perception of space and time while capturing the physical, intimate moments between them.  

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Fall Off the Bone_*

2012/USA/4:24’ Directed & Choreographed by Patrizia Herminjard

This work reveals the beauty within a ravaged landscape and explores the various idiosyncrasies of an unresolved relationship.  

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Motion Sickness *_

2012/Ireland/10:24’

Directed by Jessica Kennedy & John McIlduff Choreographed by Jessica Kennedy

A teenage marching band rehearses on a rooftop car park on a Saturday. A flock of crows lie dead in the wind. Three people sit in the back of a car waiting to move.  

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Breakadventure*_

2012/Germany/1:17’ Directed & Choreographed by Igor Krasik

Abstraction, work with paper, synthesis of sound, picture and movement build up the main character of this piece.  

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Ingenue*_

2013/England/ 4:37’

Directed by Garth Jennings Choreographed by Wayne McGregor New Atoms For Peace music video featuring a choreographed dance performed by Thom Yorke and Fukiko Takase.

Veronica and Vincent

2012/USA/6:10’

Directed & Choreographed by Amy Seiwert

Inspired by a true-life relationship and set to a musical score of the same name, Veronica and Vincent was composed by Daniel Bernard Roumain. Veronica and Vincent captures longing for connection and the nostalgia that arises when that opportunity is no longer available.

Manoeuvres

2012/France/2:10’ 

Directed by Dominique Palombo

*Evolutie Van Soorten *

2012/ Netherlands/ 9:14’

Directed by Dan Geesin & Esther Rots Choreographed by Melissa Ellberger

 Momentuem

2012/Germany/6:43’

Directed & Choregraphed by Boris Seewald

For some it is just an ordinary party snack, but for Patrick, a tortilla chip started a moment of self-discovery.

_Total Running time: 53 minutes.

All screenings and dances are appropriate for all ages. There is no violence, nudity or sexual content.

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About the Ticket Supplier: Dance Camera West

Dance Camera West (DCW) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and developing the vibrant art of dance media. DCW connects diverse cultures and environments through its exploration of dance on screen, bringing hundreds of challenging and provocative films to Los Angeles from around the globe, effectively bridging the gap between the uniquely influential Los Angeles film community and the significant local dance populace. Even more importantly, Dance Camera West utilizes the accessible nature of dance as a non-verbal art form to reach across cultural, geographic, and socio-economic divides by making a special effort to engage a wide range of Los Angeles audiences of varying ethnicities and interests, offering everyone a chance to experience the thought-provoking thrill of dance media.