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Dance (Lens) — Movie Marathon

Live at Dancehouse

'VOID', Dir. Claire Marshall featuring Erin O’Rourke. Photo by Claire Marshall and Saroj Kumar Chauhan.
19—21 November
6:30pm & 8pm (Friday & Saturday)
2:30pm & 4pm (Sunday)

Sylvia Staehli Theatre, Dancehouse

Pay as you please
Come and go as you please

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If you purchased a Dance (Lens) Festival ticket to the series On Demand, your ticket will allow you automatic entry to the weekend of live screenings. Bookings are required.

Admittance is on a first-in basis and capacities are limited. We recommend arriving early.

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Ease into re-opening with a pay as you please (and come and go as you please) dance film movie marathon at Dancehouse!

Over one weekend we will be screening the full Dance (Lens) Festival program writ large and loud in the Sylvia Staehli Theatre. Pop in or settle in for a weekend marathon of over 30 short dance films from outstanding local and international artists.

If you purchased a Dance (Lens) ticket to the series On Demand, your ticket will allow you automatic entry to the weekend of live screenings. Bookings are required. 

Movie Marathon Schedule

Friday 19 November

6:30pm — Official Selection Program #1

Mimeisthai (2021), Phoebe Robinson [World Premiere]
(like a) Less Dense Brick (2019), Piaera Lauritz [Australian Premiere]
2 of 2 (2021), Kirsty Lee
you and i are stood (2019), Mischa Baka [World Premiere]
Play As You Go (2020), Alec Katsourakis
Fathom (2021), Dave Meagher


8pm — Being Seen: Screendance Portraits curated by Siobhan Murphy

52 Portraits (2016),  Jonathan Burrows, Matteo Fargion and Hugo Glendinning
Mothers and Daughters (1994), Victoria Marks and Margaret Williams
Veterans (2008), Victoria Marks and Margaret Williams
Alice with black mattress, Riddells Creek, May 2019 (2021), Siobhan Murphy
Kenta Kojiri (2018), Sue Healey
Ema Yuasa (2018), Sue Healey
Nobuyoshi Asai (2018), Sue Healey


Saturday 20 November

6:30pm — Official Selection Program #2

SOURSWEET (2021), RDYSTDY & Victoria Chiu
Your Time (2017), Phebe Schmidt
Void (2020), Claire Marshall
Countervail (2017), Lux Eterna & Kathryn Puie [Australian Premiere]
Yinarr (2020), Amelia Jean O’Leary
Stuttgart Corner, Thalia Livingstone [Australian Premiere]
Strategic Choreographies (2021), Leo Tsao


8pm — The House These Films Built curated by André Shannon

Subjects (2018), FlucT
Scum Ballet is Lost (2017), Scum Ballet
Real Real #4, Flora 4 Flora (2019), Enoch Milangi, Amrita Hepi & Future Method Studio
I Want to Make a Film about Women (2019), Dr. Karen Pearlman


Sunday 21 November

2:30pm — Official Selection Program #3

Walk With Me (The Series) (2021), Threading Frames [Australian Premiere]
Artifacts from grey skies (2020), Cobie Orger & Lost Few
The Invisibles (2021), WeiZen Ho
A Line Dance (2020), Alison Currie
Caca-Capitalismo (2020), Jonathan Homsey & Monica Guitti


4pm — Formscapes curated by Melissa Ramos

Mass (2019), Fu Le
Cycle RE (2016), Ana Marija Marinov
pretty UGLY (2021), Red-Cor (Corina Andrian)
Outside In (2011), Tove Skeidsvoll and Petrus Sjovik

FOCUS — Formscapes (2021), Melissa Ramos


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