Monthly Archives: June 2008

Summer Travels and Videodance

I’m about to start a twelve day cross-country road trip, driving from West to East with one of my best friends who’s moving back to Vermont. We’ll be stopping at a bunch of national parks along the way including Crater Lake (OR), Glacier (MT), Yellowstone & the Grand Tetons (WY), and the Blackhills & the Badlands (SD). It’s gonna be great, but I won’t be able to post to Move the Frame for a while. There are lots of videodance activities happening around the world this summer, so I thought I’d leave you with a few things to keep you busy while I’m MIA.
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A Review of the ‘Worse of the Best’ at Kinetic Cinema

Latika Young of the Dance Films Association wrote a great article about Kriota Willberg’s last program for Kinetic Cinema in DFA’s member ezine.
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Move the Frame Wordle

I just made a word image of my About page for Move the Frame on Wordle. Check it out and make your own!
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Kenneth Anger and Amy Greenfield Heat Up Anthology Film Archives this Weekend (June 20 & 21)

Two renown experimental filmmakers, Kenneth Anger and Amy Greenfield, are being featured at Anthology Film Archives in New York this weekend. The event, called “Cinema Dance Eros” will will be comprised of two programs of shorts that examine the erotic and sensual movement themes in both filmmakers’ work.
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Three Yvonne Rainer Films Screening at Chez Bushwick

Chez Bushwick in Brooklyn is screening three films by Yvonne Rainer over three weeks this month. Yvonne Rainer was a member of Judson Dance Theater in the 1960’s, and is renown for her experimental innovations in dance, performance, and film. Unfortunately I’m late in announcing this, and the first one, “Lives of Performers” took place last Wednesday, June 4th. There is still time to catch “Murder and Murder”, this Wednesday, June 11th, and “Privilege” next Wednesday, June 18th.
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Bad Dance, Good Cinema, and Why It’s All Better Than Boring

Kriota Willberg’s program, “The Worst of the Best” for Kinetic Cinema Monday night was extremely entertaining. She proved beyond a doubt that examining truly bad dance film is fun, inspiring, and highly effective at eliciting an emotional response from the crowd.
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