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The second edition of the Dance: Film festival runs from May 21 to 29, opening with Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire's classic Swing Time.
The programme celebrates dance down the decades from the 1930s to the present day and will be bolstered with a series of talks and a series of dance workshops teaching you everything from 80s jazz to Fred Astaire tap. In addition to the strands detailed below, there are several short film showcases.
View Films by Strand:
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In a world where everyone lives for only one day each, Thursday tries to break the rules.
An exploration of the folk music of the American Deep South.
A Glaswegian woman visits Havana and discovers shared creative and political passions.
Exploring the connection between traditional Irish dancing and New York-style tap.
A man dances for video cameras.
Synchronised swimming Busby Berkeley style.
Naked dancers perform a tango-inflected routine.
Youth, age and exhaustion examined through tango.
Join a dancer on her journey.
Music video showcasing dance.
Dance Film Festival Features
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable