Dance Film Salon: One Day Pina Asked...
(Chantal Akerman, 1983, 57 min)
7:15pm: Free Work-in-Progress Screenings
8pm: Ticketed Dance Film Salon Screening
Monday, May 18 at 07:15PM
Local choreographer and director Dayna Hanson hosts a new work-in-progress screening opportunity for local dance film work, followed by a screening and discussion of films from the dance canon.
7:15pm: Work-in-Progress Screening and Feedback Session
Bring your dance film work in progress to watch on the big screen, and gather feedback from your peers. Films are shown on a first-come, first-served basis.
Under 10 mins
Playable with VLC media player (test your own files in advance)
Clearly labeled on a USB thumb drive (will be returned)
Film file in an easily accessed folder (/NWFF)
8pm: One Day Pina Asked. . .
An encounter between two of the most remarkable women artists of the 20th Century, One Day Pina Asked. . . is Chantal Akerman's look at the work of choreographer Pina Bausch and her Wuppertal, Germany-based dance company. "This film is more than a documentary on Pina Bausch," a narrator announces at the outset, "it is a journey through her world, through her unwavering quest for love."
"Akerman's film is a work of modestly daring wonder, of exploration and inspiration. With her audacious compositions, decisive cuts, and tightrope tremulous sense of time-and her stark simplicity-it shares, in a way that Wenders's film doesn't, the immediate exhilaration of the moment of creation. Akerman's film is of a piece with Bausch's dances." Richard Brody, The New Yorker
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122