MOVING BODY WITH DISABILITIES

FIFTH WALL FEST ’s ON TOUR collection introduces the Moving Body With Disabilities capsule, a curation of films that call our attention to the intimate lived experiences of disability.

 

Moving Body Moving Image is a Biennial Festival giving [a]  “voice to social and social justice themes in the hybrid form of dance filmmaking, known as ScreenDance.”

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2021

EUDAIMONIA

ANNA-LENA PONATH

A circus artist moves mountains with her passion, discipline, and willpower.

Poem: “Dream to fly” by Michael Ende | Textsource: Trödelmarkt der Träume, hockebooks GmbH (www.hockebooks.de)

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2021

GIMP GAIT

PIONEER WINTER

PHILIPPINE EXCLUSIVE

Gimp Gait, a solo for two.

 

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2021

ONE + ONE MAKE THREE

KATHERINE HELEN FISHER

PHILIPPINE EXCLUSIVE

This experimental docu-dance film directed by Katherine Helen Fisher takes audiences into the studio with acclaimed ensemble Kinetic Light, exploring disability as a creative force.

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2006

PHOENIX DANCE

KARINA EPPERLEIN

A heroic journey of transformation and healing, Phoenix Dance challenges our expectations of what it means to be "disabled."

 
 

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2017

STOPGAP IN
STOP MOTION

STEPHEN FEATHERSTONE

Photographs of performers in an inclusive dance company come to life. The artists dance out of the photos and across table tops until the whole company meets and performs in unison.