2001 Woodstock Film Festival - DANCE SHORTS
Anokha Directed by Sudipto Sarkar India/2000/color/21min
This film was inspired by the stage performance of a French hip-hop group, Accrorap, and Bharatnatyam and Kathak dancers from India. The film is about the meeting of these different forms and cultures of both these countries. The theme is non-violence and the presence of good and evil in life.
Sudipto Sarkar Trained with Whitelight Moving Picture Company and has worked a a design consultant for the Embassy of France in New Delhi, creative head of Labh Multimedia, Ltd., and currently runs a design organization, Indigo Creatives.Sudipto Sarkar Indigo Creatives 4/A, Appola Park 50C, Palpi Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380 007 India 8252 37516 firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael DeMirjian has been an editor for NFL Films. He has been nominated for an Emmy for his work on Fox’s NFL Under the Helmet.Michael DeMirjian Flim Flam Film 157 N. 3rd St., #3N Philadelphia, PA 19106 215-432-5743 email@example.com
Zummel Directed by Allen Kaeja, Mark Adam Canada/1999/color/6min
Zummel is inspired from the stage version commissioned by NorrDans (Sweden) and based on the first day of families being uprooted from their homes during World War II. Through stark contrast and featureless landscapes, the balance between community and personal flight to safety is highlighted through six individuals’ struggles for day-to-day existence.
Allen Kaeja has been creating dances sine 1982 and won may awards for his work including the Clifford E. Lee Choreography Award, the Bonnie Bird Choreographic Award and the K.M. Hunter Award. He teaches at the National Ballet of Canada and the School of Toronto Dance Theatre.Allen Kaeja Kaeja d’Dance 789 Manning Ave. Toronto, Ontario M6G 2W7 416-516-6030 416-537-5205(fax) firstname.lastname@example.org www.kaeja.org