+ The Academy Award-nominated PINA (2011). This movie captures the emotional intensity and unique aesthetic of the German post-modern dance pioneer Pina Bausch. 2 pm and 6 pm
+ All is Not Lost (2011), a collaboration between the rock band OK Go and Pilobolus. This work places band members and Pilobulus dancers in a playful and surreal human kaleidoscope. 12 – 8 pm (concurrent in the MCA lobby)
+ Fanfare for Marching Band (2012) is a collaboration between Chicago dance filmmaker Danièle Wilmouth and the punk circus marching band Mucca Pazza. This fantasy short follows the adventures of a ragtag musical militia. 12 pm and 5:45 pm
+ The documentary First Position (2011) follows six talented ballet hopefuls through preparation and competition in one of the most prestigious youth ballet competitions in the world, the Youth America Grand Prix. 12:15 pm and 4 pm
There is no charge to attend this event but it’s sure to be popular so getting there early is probably a good idea!
This day of dance on film is curated by Sarah Best.
4dancers is proud to be a media sponsor for the Chicago Dancing Festival.