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Your search by 'Dance' identified 23 films


  • Aquaporko!

    Aquaporko!

    Australia , 2013 , 22 min. Synchronized swimming becomes a radical act of self-expression for a group of Melbourne women in this effervescent documentary that follows these graceful and audacious fat activists in the run up to their inaugural performance: an irresistible blend of body politics, self-acceptance, and athletic prowess.... Read more
  • A Ballet Dialogue

    A Ballet Dialogue

    Brazil , 2012 , 8 min. A young man in his late teens and a senior man wake up in their respective apartments—and from across the avenue on which they both live, they communicate in an unusual way.... Read more
  • Born to Dance this Way

    Born to Dance this Way

    USA , 2012 , 12 min. JOO Si, a fierce, fabulous, and curvalicious back-up dancing diva, auditions for the opportunity of a lifetime to gyrate behind the sexy female pop singing sensation, THE 4PLAY LADIES.... Read more
  • Cologne

    Cologne

    USA , 2013 , 12 min. This emotional short expresses, in dance and drag, the intimate complexities of love and lust as only a Dolly Parton soundtrack can allow.... Read more
  • Crunch Pop

    Crunch Pop

    USA , 2012 , 6 min. Get sexy, get fit, get tight! Doritos included! Crunch Pop gyrates its way through the city’s beaches, parks, and alleyways to create a comedic social commentary on commercialism, consumption, and workout culture. Modern dance collides with pop satire in this fierce dance video, begging you to join in.... Read more
  • Disrupted

    Disrupted

    Mexico , 2013 , 95 min. This quietly expansive documentary offers an involving, revelatory portrait of performer and trans woman Coral Bonelli and her actress-mother, who reminisce about Coral’s personal and artistic evolution since the 1970s, when she was child actor “Pinolito” in Mexico’s rough-and-tumble film industry.... Read more
  • Every Woman

    Every Woman

    USA , 2009 , 5 min. Performance artist Narcissister dresses herself to become the ideal Every Woman.... Read more
  • Finding Franklin

    Finding Franklin

    USA , 2012 , 15 min. This simply gorgeous short about death, nostalgia, and digging through old family memories is hauntingly touching, and truly tender. Returning to the family home upon the death of her grandfather, young Violet finds someone from the past: a mysterious man named Franklin. Violet investigates deeper, and the film delicately weaves old and recreated footage, set to a wonderful soundtrack, to recount ... Read more
  • Free Jazz: Parts 1 & 2

    Free Jazz: Parts 1 & 2

    USA , 2011 , 6 min. Free Jazz Part 1 & 2 is an eclectic, ’60s-inspired jam session between musicians, dancers, set designers, and cameraman. Directed by Gary Fembot Gregerson, in collaboration with Brontez Purnell Dance Company and Jerry Lee Abram.... Read more
  • The Go Doc Project

    The Go Doc Project

    USA , 2013 , 100 min. The line between online lust and real-world love is blurred when an introverted college student befriends the magnetic go-go boy of his fantasies under the pretense of making a documentary about the gay NYC nightlife scene.... Read more
  • Gorilla

    Gorilla

    Australia , 2012 , 13 min. On a secluded campsite, a mysterious woman forces a newly-formed gay couple to face the unknowns in their lives.... Read more
  • The Infamous T

    The Infamous T

    USA , 2013 , 30 min. Homeless, bullied, and failing out of high school, 18-year-old Jonathon moves in with queer host parents, transfers schools, and forms a dance crew. As he struggles to mesh with his new household, stay in school, and be his most authentic self, he discovers that home is more than four walls and that friendship can transform us.

    This film is a Frameline Completion Fund recipient.... Read more
  • Kiss Me Softly

    Kiss Me Softly

    Belgium , 2012 , 16 min. Seventeen-year-old Jasper lives in a small town with his family, where his father is a local singer. In his family, he cannot be himself, as all the attention in the family goes to his father’s career. Jasper searches for a way to handle this and is faced with the typical questions in the life of an adolescent.... Read more
  • The Little House That Could

    The Little House That Could

    Canada , 2012 , 90 min. Patricia Field’s work as costume designer on Sex and the City earned her acclaim, but this tribute focuses on the community of queers, drag queens, and club kids she mentored at her iconoclastic New York boutique in the 1980s and ’90s.... Read more
  • Martindale

    Martindale

    USA , 2012 , 8 min. Once a thriving agricultural town, the city of Martindale, Texas now awaits a purpose. Using each building as inspiration for image-gathering, filmmaker Bug Davidson and Two Left Feet Dance Company collaborate to explore the impact of place, history, femininity, and domesticity of the rural South.... Read more
  • Moth

    Moth

    China , 2011 , 4 min. An animation in two parts from Shanghai-based artist, Muxi, exploring the growing pains of adolescence, told through sumptuous drawings and live action involving human and animal hybrids.... Read more
  • My Best Dress

    My Best Dress

    Canada , 2012 , 4 min. The music video My Best Dress represents a celebration of youth culture, particularly with finding acceptance, expression, and love within queer youth ball culture. Music by MURR, featuring Rosina. ... Read more
  • Nikkis

    Nikkis

    USA , 2012 , 3 min. A queer musical remake of the 1988 cult classic Heathers, starring local artists and heartthrobs.... Read more
  • The Secret Disco Revolution

    The Secret Disco Revolution

    Canada , 2012 , 90 min. A trio of superheroes plot the eradication of racism, sexism and homophobia by launching a cultural revolution under the guise of disco music in this vibrant and rollicking doc/narrative about the history of the era.... Read more
  • Shopping

    Shopping

    Australia , 2012 , 6 min. Two women meet up at various stages of their lives, but don’t connect properly until old age.... Read more
  • Something Real

    Something Real

    USA , 2013 , 9 min. This celebrity-packed short with a musical twist about the West Hollywood bar scene is an unflinching and poignant assessment of gay culture in the year 2012. This film is a first collaboration between acclaimed director Guy Shalem, Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist Jeff Marx (Avenue Q), and five-time Grammy Award-winning producer, composer, and lyricist, Mervyn Warren.... Read more
  • Soongava—Dance of the Orchids

    Soongava—Dance of the Orchids

    Nepal , 2012 , 85 min. The first film from Nepal dealing with lesbian love features a dangerous romance between middle-class college students whose families violently oppose it. Still, a dancer and her admirer decide to live together in defiance of their conservative society.... Read more
  • Test

    Test

    USA , 2013 , 89 min. Test is a visually stunning, beautifully choreographed, and powerfully moving story set in the San Francisco modern dance scene of 1985, in the early years of the AIDS epidemic, right before the first HIV test is announced.... Read more