Dancing Movies A day of screenings of dance on film highlights innovative collaborations between contemporary dance artists, filmmakers and musicians.
August 21
Museum of Contemporary Art / MCA Stage

220 E. Chicago Avenue

Program subject
to change.

This day of dance films features four screenings of dance on film that highlight innovative collaborations between contemporary dance artists, filmmakers and musicians. Selections include the Academy Award-nominated PINA (2011); All is Not Lost (2011), a collaboration between the rock band OK Go and Pilobolus; Fanfare for Marching Band (2012), a collaboration between Chicago dance filmmaker Danièle Wilmouth and the punk circus marching band Mucca Pazza; and the documentary First Position (2011). Curated by Sarah Best.

Danièle Wilmouth, Peter Carpenter, Mark Messing, Mucca Pazza, USA/Chicago

Pilobolus, OK Go, Trish Sie, USA/Chicago

Wim Wenders, Germany

Bess Kargman, USA

Curator:  Sarah Best
Sarah Best received a BA from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University and has continued her education in Chicago with Goat Island Performance Group, Morganville, Sprung Physical Theatre, Redmoon Theater, Lillstreet Art Center, and at the University of Chicago. A recent Artist in Residence at Hyde Park Art Center, she has curated numerous programs of dance on film at the Chicago Cultural Center, Links Hall, and Hyde Park Art Center. A multidisciplinary artist, Best’s photography has been featured or reviewed by Chicago Public Radio, Chicago Reader, Chicago Art Magazine, and Bad at Sports, among others and has been exhibited by Antena Gallery and Cobalt Studio in Chicago. She has additionally presented projects at the Poetry Foundation's Printers Ball and Version Festival. http://www.sarahbest.net


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