Sugarfoote Productions presents the 5th annual Greensboro Dance Film Festival
Sugarfoote Productions presents the 5th annual Greensboro Dance Film Festival with support from The University of North Carolina School of Dance and the Greensboro Project Space on Saturday, Nov. 10, 7pm with rolling screenings at HQ Greensboro (7:00pm) GPS (7:30pm), and VCM Studio (8pm).
Associate Professors Robin Gee and BJ Sullivan host the 5th Annual Greensboro Dance Film Festival, Saturday November 10th in 3 locations along the south end of Elm Street. The festival, the first of its kind to reside in Greensboro, features dance films from 21 countries in both student and professional categories. The event will also host an opening reception at HQ Greensboro featuring live dance and music performances.
The programs will also feature works that specifically address issues of race, place and identity in a modern and ever-changing world. Each location will feature a program designed for and unique to the space. GDFF will also will culminate with a touring program that will travel to several locations around North Carolina as well as the Dance In/Out Festival in Bobo Dioulasso Burkina Faso (3rd year), and other partner organizations around the country. The festival also has additional screenings on deck. Dates and locations TBA. All events are free and open to the public.
Sugarfoote Productions is a multipurpose arts organization created to help local audiences experience the richness of African and Diasporan cultural traditions and serve as a bridge to innovative arts programming. GDFF is a boutique film festival seeking to connect diverse populations through the innovative genre of dance on screen. Merging performance and cinematic aesthetics, screen dance has expanded the possibilities of choreographic composition and structure by pushing the boundaries of dance beyond its staged possibilities. The festival highlights films from around the world and supports artists through interdisciplinary collaboration and artistic exchange.