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Archive: Fall 2004

Dance for the Camera Film Festival

From October 21 to 23, 2004, the UCI Dance Film Festival presents an exciting program featuring Dance for the Camera works from around the world. These films and videos merge choreographic forms with cinematic techniques, filling the screen with the emotional presence and kinetic power of dance. Choreography made specifically for the camera embraces the potential of film and video technology to transcend the ephemeral nature of dance performance, creating new perspectives of bodies in motion.

October 21

6:30 pm: Reception and Dance Photography Exhibition
7:30 pm: Pre-show talk
8:00 pm: Program 1: Screening Dance Heritage (84 minutes)

October 22

6:30 pm Reception and Dance Photography Exhibition
7:30 pm: Pre-show talk
8:00 pm: Program 2: Dance for the Camera: Circling the World (80 minutes)

October 23

2:00 pm: Program 3: Student Dance Film Showcase
6:30 pm: Reception and Dance Photography Exhibition
7:30 pm: Pre-show talk
8:00 pm: Program 4Dance for the Camera: New Directions (81 minutes)

Recent Work by Leading Artists

The UCI Dance Film Festival offers a sampling of recent dance film and video works from leading contemporary artists. The festival program incorporates ballet, modern and jazz dance styles, including explorations of choreography for the camera, innovative works using animation and experimental techniques, and documentaries reflecting a diverse community of dance makers.

Student Competition

In addition to the main program, the festival includes a screening of student dance video works, selected by jury from an international call for submissions, with cash prizes awarded for exceptional entries. The student competition affords Southern California audiences a unique opportunity for a first look at new works by exceptional emerging talent.
—John Crawford

For more information please visit http://dancefilm.arts.uci.edu/schedule

Please note that general admission for the Oct 21, 22 and 23 evening programs is $10. UCI faculty, staff and seniors are $9; students are $5. The 2 pm program on Oct 23 is $5 for all tickets. Call 949-824-2787 for ticket information.


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