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BÖDÄLÄ – Dance The Rhythm
U.S. Premiere - Nominated for Jury Prize
Gitta Gsell, 2010; Switzerland, 78m
Bodala is a Swiss rhythm tradition, and this witty film and its dance practitioners take various traditional dance forms and re-imagine and re-invent them to suit their desires, in interiors and exteriors of exceptional beauty.
Simon Halbedo, Nazario Branca, Maren Sandmann, Switzerland, 2006; 2:15m
A creative attempt to spin the Earth. This short stands out as proof that with a clear idea and execution, you don't need a large budget, staff to create an amazing video.
Vincent Pluss, Switzerland, 2001; 26m
Winner of the Dance Screen Award in Monaco, this video features a seamless weaving of dance and camera choreographed by Gilles Jobin.
One Bullet Left
Markus Fischer, Switzerland, 2003; 26m
Choreographer Richard Wherlock and director/producer Markus Fischer team up with dancers of the Ensemble of the Basel Ballet to create a subtly wrought dance narrative in the style of American film noir.
REINES D’UN JOUR
Pascal Magnin, Switzerland, 1996; 28m
Six tumbling bodies on mountain slopes of the Alps, caught between Heaven and Earth, among the cows and the villagers. This strikingly visual and sensual film triggered a wave of understanding among dancers when it was shown in Dance on Camera Festival 1997. Marie-Louise Nespolo, Christine Kung choreographed the work and performed with Veronique Ferrero, Roberto Molo, Mikel Aristegui, Antonio Bull.