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Screenings

MDFP | retrospective

Turin, Italy

Special retrospective screening
series | migration dance film project
@Cinema Massimo – National Museum of Cinema

Awards

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Best music/performance film award FAFF 2022
FINE ART FILM FESTIVAL VENICE CALIFORNIA

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Golden Sheaf Award for Performing Arts & Entertainment
YORKTON FILM FESTIVAL, CA 2022

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Best Canadian Short Film Award
FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM SUR L’ART, Montréal, 2021

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Best Dance Film
FLATPACK FILM FESTIVAL, Birmingham, UK, 2021

lay me low

Best Experimental Film
WOMEN OVER FIFTY FILM FESTIVAL, Suffolk, UK , 2021

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Visionary Award
KNOWBOX DANCE FILM FESTIVAL, Seoul, South Korea + Dallas, Texas, USA, 2020

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2020 Best Film Award
BUCHAREST INTERNATIONAL DANCE FILM FESTIVAL, Romania, 2020

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Best Film Award | Audience Award
STORIES WE DANCE, FuoriFormato FESTIVAL, Genoa, IT, 2020

News

MDFP x Omari Carter

This past May, MDFP was pleased to host Omari Carter, a screendance practitioner, lecturer, body percussionist, and founder and creative director of The Motion Dance Collective, based in London, England. Omari has collaborated with us as a performer in PROCESSION | CREATIVE, an assistant director for Refuge, and a screendance mentor for our film mentees.

REFUGE IN PRODUCTION

What, and where, is home? Where and how do we find refuge? Here are the two questions expressed through different dance styles, body percussion, music, and voice at the heart of refuge, MDFP’s latest project. Six scenes were filmed in February and May 2022, with more planned for October.

ITALY RESIDENCY

This past June, Marlene Millar and Sandy Silva completed a research residency in Italy hosted by COORPI and Augenblick. They met with local artistic communities and explored the cultural context of the territory for the development of a future MDFP project. Retrospective screenings were held in collaboration with the Torino Jazz Festival and the Genoa FuoriFormato Festival.