Kinetic Cinema - Story, Poem, Metaphor: The Dance Films of Gabrielle Lansner
gabrielle lansner & company
Choreographer and filmmaker Gabrielle Lansner will screen her emotionally charged and story driven dance films. Coming from a dance/theater background, Gabrielle will discuss her creative process and the challenges she encountered in developing works for the camera that live somewhere between story, poem and metaphor. She will screen "DAD, wishing..." and "THE STRONGER," which have toured to Festivals in the U.S. and internationally. Gabrielle will also screen excerpts of early projects that served as drafts for completed films and SET BREAKS from 1980.
Gabrielle Lansner is a critically acclaimed choreographer, award winning filmmaker and Artistic Director of gabrielle lansner & company. Since 1997, she has been exploring the intersection of dance, film and theater. Her innovative dance/theater works have been presented at The Duke on 42nd Street, HERE, River to River Festival, The Peter Jay Sharpe Theater, among others. Most recently Gabrielle has been exploring the medium of film as another form of artistic expression. Her three short films have screened and received awards both in the U.S. and Internationally.