LDIF20 Short Film Showcase

Online
Free

This event is part of Alternative LDIF20, a digital festival of international dance. This content will be available, free of charge, for 24 hours from the advertised start time. Want it longer? For a minimum donation of £10, you can purchase a Festival Pass, giving you unlimited access to all festival content until 11.59pm (BST) on Sunday 31 May 2020.

Content Guidance: contains flashing lights, partial nudity and scenes that some viewers may find distressing.

Join us for a diverse programme of short films exploring dance, storytelling, identity and expression. Through flamenco, street and contemporary dance forms, these short films use dance to express fear, sadness, joy, pride and more. Following the screening, take the opportunity to delve deeper through a discussion of the work.

Featuring: The Man Who Travelled Nowhere In Time (2019), SAETA: The Mourning (2016), PRIDE.forms. (2018), EXILE (2017), HOME (2019), Midnight Bloom (2017), Lil Buck with Icons of Modern Art.

LDIF Programme

Full Programme
On a pink background we see the silhouettes of five dancers. Overlaid are the words Festival Pass.

Alternative LDIF20 Festival Pass

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On a black background, dancer Kyle Abraham is looking up, balanced on one leg, his other leg extended behind him. His arms are held out to the side

Alternative LDIF20 Launch

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On a black background, next to the words Black Men in Dance, Masculinity in Motion in white, choreographer and artist Ivan Blackstock is mid-movement, with his arms crossed covering his face

Black Men in Dance: Masculinity in Motion

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Dance Dialogues: Kyle Abraham

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Serendipity Podcast Launch

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Dance Dialogues: S. Ama Wray

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Dance Dialogues: Gladys M Francis

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Dancer Alice Sheppard, balances on her hands, arms straight, and on a pair of silver crutches, lifting her lower body and wheelchair high. Alice's head is tucked and her short curly hair peaks out from behind her strong arms. She is wearing a shimmery gold bodysuit. She is set against a black background and light reflects off her costume, chair, and crutches. Photo by Mengwen Cao.

Alice Sheppard: Where Good Souls Fear

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Dance Dialogues: Thomas Prestø

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Dance Dialogues: Nora Chipaumire

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Dance Dialogues: Chester Morrison

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Dancer Yinka Esi Graves is in mid-movement, with her head down and arms covering her face

Yinka Esi Graves: The Disappearing Act (Work in Progress Shorts)

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Dance Dialogues: Jawole Willa Jo Zollar

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Dance Dialogues: Ronald K Brown

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Dance Dialogues: L’Antoinette Stines

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Dance Dialogues: Joan Myers Brown

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30 Seconds of Freedom

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