FIVER & BESTIAS DANZANTES
12 NOV | 6:00 - 6:45 PM
33 Stirbei Voda Street
BIDFF continues the series of special screenings co-presented by international dance film festivals. Eight shorts, all awarded by FIVER and Bestias Danzantes will guide the public on a trip of extreme emotions and multi-layered stories. You are presented with already famous films, part of the international festival circuit, animations with an unique aesthetics and fiction films which see the body as the center of the Universe. We are very excited to co-present a collection of films that will let you sink in a realm of altered space and time and that will certainly make you pass through a series of contradictory feelings.
Films co-presented by FIVER
THE FILMS WILL BE PRESENTED BY THE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE FESTIVAL, SAMUEL RETORTILLO.
AUF BIEGEN UND BRECHEN
3', DE, 2015
D: Pia Djukic
A wire prince adapts to its particular counterpart during a dance. Its shape is transformed and deformed by internal and external influences until the inevitable happens.
Dance with me
5', ES, 2014
D: Cristina Molino
C: Samuel Retortillo
Ella, a bipolar girl and Eric, her faithful companion portray the extremes of emotion that the human being is capable of. A journey from utter happiness to absolute loss.
You will fall again
6', ES & HK, 2015
D: Álex Pachón
C: Lautaro Reyes, Alex Pachón & Joan Catalá
The door is closed. A bunch of keys on the floor. Someone sleeps on a wheelchair. And on the roof, a crack starts to move.
8', PL, 2015
D: Natalia Nguyen
A builder mysterious lab is working on creating his new invention – a mechanical dancer, who revives with a copper wire nut. It helps to take its first steps and teaches dance. The dancer does not comply with his instructions and try to dance its way. This leads to conflict.
FilmS co-preSenteD by BESTIAS DANZANTES:
6', CL, 2014
Winner of Best Film (First Prize) Bestias Danzantes
D: Santiago Correa
C: Bernardita Villarroel
A film inspired by the strange Kleine Levin disease or Sleeping Beauty syndrome.
LA BODI EVOLUCHON
3', CL, 2014
Winner of Best Film (Second Prize) Bestias Danzantes
D: Sebastián Soto & José Tomás Torres
C: Sebastián Soto & José Tomás Torres
A little history about the species evolution on earth. A small animation that shows the possibilities of body and plasticine. The body that turns a place to be intervene and the matter in body that intervenes.
2', MX, 2013
Honorable Mention for the Best International Film Bestias Danzantes
D: Alfredo Salomón
C: Myrna de la Garza
Raindrops keep falling on my head… Short Dance Film series to MdMar, performed by A. Solomon
BRIDGES TO YOU
3', CL, 2013
Honorable Mention for the Best Clip Music & Dance Bestias Danzantes
D: Francisco Marshall,
C: José Luis Vidal, César Cisternas, Jim Hast
The difficulty to declare and act out of love, what are the psychological phenomena influencing this emotional cumulation, in this doubt. The scene of this clip was the "Estadio Nacional" (National Stadium), a torture center in Chile in 1977, representing the shadow and society in love in a parallel narrated by the singer who will basting both worlds.