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kNOwBOX dance Film Festival 2020
The kNOwBOX dance Film Festival (NBFF) is an international dance film festival with multi-country live screening events followed by an international spring tour. NBFF 2019 premiered in Cholula, Puebla, Mexico and Dallas, Texas, USA screening eight international selected films.
NBFF is interested in curating dance films that explore an innovative approach to collaboration, mixed media, and interdisciplinary filmmaking. NBFF seeks dance-related films that challenge the possibilities of what dance can look like in video form.
This year for NBFF 2020, we will open three categories;
kNOwBOX dance Film Festival 2019
kNOwBOX dance Film Festival (NBFF) is an international dance film festival that will premier in Dallas, Texas, USA and Puebla, Mexico followed by an international spring tour.
kNOwBOX dance seeks to curate a festival of dance films that deconstruct the body and experiment with elements within a specific site to challenge the possibilities of what dance can look like in video form.
This festival seeks dance films that explore;
1. Deconstructing the body by challenging the musculoskeletal structures that support one’s body in motion.
2. Engaging with aesthetics in a contrary way to western contemporary dance conventions.
3. Using elements within a specific site as a ‘collaborative partner’ to expand possibilities generating movement.
2019 kNOwBOX dance FILM FESTIVAL FILMS
Filmmaker: Sam Mcglip
Location: Melbourne, Australia
NBFF Selected Film: The Venusian Slip
Filmmaker: Dalia Castel
NBFF Selected Film: As long as we are together
Filmmaker: Jana G. Younes
Location: Beirut, Lebanon
NBFF Film: Ghazal
Filmmaker: Fenia Kotsopoulou (camera operator); Iria Arenas (editor)
Location: Kassel, Germany
NBFF Film: anverso
Filmmaker: Antoine Panier
Location: Brussels, Belgium
NBFF Film: Making Men
Filmmaker: Shon Kim
Location: South Korea / USA
NBFF Film: BOOKANIMA: Dance
Filmmaker: Tara Baker
Location: Austin, Texas USA
NBFF Film: TARA VS TARA
Filmmaker: Emma Cianchi
Location: Naples, Italy
NBFF Film: HIC ET NUNC
Formerly partner, curator, and creative collaborator for DDFF 2018.
2018 Dallas Dance Film Festival FILMS
Filmmaker: Gaetan Boschini
City, Country of Residence: Rochefort, France
Title: Secondary Surfaces Redux
Filmmaker: Roma Flowers + Nina Martin
City, Country of Residence: Fort Worth, Texas USA
Filmmaker: Marta Romero Coll
City, Country of Residence: Barcelona, Spain
Title: Laws of Motion
Filmmaker: Jeppe Lange
City, Country of Residence: Denmark
Title: We Are Here
Filmmaker: Sima Gonsai
City, Country of Residence: Birmingham, West Midlands UK
Filmmakers: Jordan Fuchs + Melissa Sanderson
City, Country of Residence: Denton, Texas, USA / Seattle, Washington, USA
Title: I See You See I See You
Filmmaker: Chen Jiexiao
City, Country of Residence: Singapore
Name of Film: The Field
Filmmaker: Wilder Project (Holly Wilder and Duncan Wilder)
City, Country of Residence: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Title: Objective Romance
Filmmaker: Tomer Zirkilevich
City, Country of Residence: Berlin, Germany
Filmmakers: Mariama Slåttøy + Sveinung Gjessing
City of residence: Norway
Title: In the House of Mantegna
Filmmaker: Michele Manzini
City of residence: Verona Country of residence: Italy
Title: Digital Afterlives
Filmmakers: Richard James Allen + Karen Pearlman, The Physical TV Company
City, Country of Residence: Sydney, Australia