PEARL 20, 12.09.2020

Lost Horse

Adi Halfin
Israel 2020

Armed with their own camera, modern dance power-couple Bobbi Jene Smith and Or Schraiber set about documenting their intimate daily lives in a new genre of “Musical” style documentary.Mixing improvised choreography driven by their immediate emotions with the relentless,never-stopping rolling of the camera, the two created an abundance of scenes reflecting the many aspects of […]

  • #Director: Adi Halfin
  • #Choreography: Bobbi Jene Smith, Or Schraiber
  • #Country of Production: Israel
  • #Year of Production: 2020
  • #Duration: 00:03:52
  • #Dance and Acting: Bobbi Jene Smith, Or Schraiber
  • #Camera: Bobbi Jene Smith, Or Schraiber
  • #Editing: Adi Halfin
  • #Music: Asaf Avidan, "Lost Horse"
PEARL 20, 12.09.2020


Thomas Gerard
France 2020

Human experience spiral down when panic strikes.In an unstable balance between two landscapes, one gloomy, the other dreamlike. The experience runs in a loop without repeating itself identically.

  • #Director: Thomas Gerard
  • #Country of Production: France
  • #Year of Production: 2020
  • #Duration: 00:04:36
  • #Dance and Acting: Rouguy Faye
  • #Camera: Thibault Royer
  • #Editing: Nicolas de Muizon
PEARL 20, 12.09.2020


Qian Min
China 2019

Falling is the law of nature, and it is the direction caused by gravity, also is the inevitable passing of the past.Slowing down is no longer every moment, slowing down these unbalanced moments, seeing another meaning in the slow way of falling.

  • #Director: Qian Min
  • #Country of Production: China
  • #Year of Production: 2019
  • #Duration: 00:02:20
  • #Dance and Acting: Hu Shenyuan
  • #Camera: Meng Shenjie, Qian Min
  • #Editing: Qian Min
PEARL 20, 12.09.2020

Never Twenty One

Kevin Gay, Henri Coutant, Smaïl Kanouté
France 2018

NEVER TWENTY ONE pays tribute to the young victims of firearms in the USA who will never be given the chance to see age 21. This expression originated from the Black Lives Matter movement denounces the early deaths which plague the country and neighborhoods like the Bronx in particular.Through testimonials of victims of the gun […]

  • #Director: Kevin Gay, Henri Coutant, Smaïl Kanouté
  • #Production: RACINE COLLECTIVE
  • #Country of Production: France
  • #Year of Production: 2018
  • #Duration: 00:07:12
  • #Dance and Acting: Smaïl Kanouté
  • #Editing: Kevin Gay
  • #Sound: Alan Gay, Manu Arcimboldo
  • #Music: Thomas Bangalter - Rectum / (Label Roulé) Masahiro Ikumi - Virtual (Voici Version - OST of Perfect Blue)
  • #Webpage:
Programme 10.09.2020

Le Bal

Tarek Aït Meddour
France 2019
  • #Director: Tarek Aït Meddour
  • #Country of Production: France
  • #Year of Production: 2019
  • #Duration: 00:02:32
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Andrea Hackl
Finland, Austria 2018

emotional topography of the body landscape of memories becoming fluid body ocean liquid space produced during a residency at MALAKTA ART FACTORY financially supported by the Austrian Embassy in Helsinki

  • #Director: Andrea Hackl
  • #Choreography: Andrea Hackl
  • #Country of Production: Finland, Austria
  • #Year of Production: 2018
  • #Duration: 00:05:09
  • #Dance and Acting: Andrea Hackl
  • #Sound: Ivan Shopov [Balkansky | Cooh]
  • #Webpage:


Franka Marlene Foth
Germany 2019

A choreographic exploration of the ecdysis process. A procedure in which reptiles and arthropods shed their old skin and discard their outgrown layers. Snakes and various insects must undergo this transformation several times throughout their lives, as it is necessary for growth. However, the process is neither easy nor fast. It takes time, energy and […]

  • #Director: Franka Marlene Foth
  • #Choreography: Franka Marlene Foth
  • #Country of Production: Germany
  • #Year of Production: 2019
  • #Duration: 00:04:36
  • #Dance and Acting: Amalie Stitz
  • #Camera: Daniel Mergez, Ashton Green
  • #Editing: Ashton Green
  • #Sound: Bianca Scout
  • #Webpage:


Verònica Hernández Royo
Spain 2019

“No” is born from the Asylum show from Kibbutz Dance Company, which I saw last year at the Suzanne.Dellal Centre in Tel-Aviv. I combined the contemporary dance and the floorwork with some dancehall basic steps, because I love how grounded is dancehall groove and how connected to the roots it is and that matched perfectly […]

  • #Director: Verònica Hernández Royo
  • #Choreography: Verònica Hernández Royo
  • #Production: Valeria Gallardo
  • #Country of Production: Spain
  • #Year of Production: 2019
  • #Duration: 00:04:58
  • #Dance and Acting: Ámbaar Murgia, Sara Morales, Verònica Hernández Royo
  • #Camera: Valeria Gallardo
  • #Editing: Valeria Gallardo
  • #Music: No, Nicolas Jaar

Breath to Breath

Miloushka Bokma/ Netherlands/ 1971
Netherlands 2019

Memories are experiences reflected in someone’s face, glance or posture. They are signals, as elusive traces in the body: manifest or suppressed. I examine the language of the body in relation to its environment. In this videowork I show situations of human ability and inability to cope with his own history. Loss, mourning, saying goodbye, […]

  • #Director: Miloushka Bokma/ Netherlands/ 1971
  • #Production: Miloushka Bokma
  • #Country of Production: Netherlands
  • #Year of Production: 2019
  • #Duration: 00:05:30
  • #Dance and Acting: Susanne Middelberg, Johanna Biesewig
  • #Music: Rutger Zuydervelt
  • #Webpage:


Maja Zimmerlin, Thomas Delord
Greece 2019

Flooding. Soft stone shedding. Hard water, merging veins. Inside or outside. Bodies, connected. The earth, the stone, the air, the sea. Cold scream of burning lungs. Creating. Path bodies, planting bodies, growing bodies. Connected. Inside or Outside.

  • #Director: Maja Zimmerlin, Thomas Delord
  • #Choreography: Maja Zimmerlin
  • #Production: Odos Production
  • #Country of Production: Greece
  • #Year of Production: 2019
  • #Duration: 00:03:23
  • #Dance and Acting: Aurore Allo, Lito Anastasopoulos Kritonas Anastasopoulos Iraklis Miragias Olga Spiraki Marina Georgakila Nikos Garozis Knut Vikström Precht Maja Zimmerlin
  • #Camera: Thomas Delord
  • #Editing: Thomas Delord
  • #Sound: Dimos Vryzas
  • #Music: Dimos Vryzas
  • #Webpage: