Sweden’s largest independent dance institution Skånes Dansteater and the acclaimed Swedish band Gaby and the Guns, accompanied by director Olof Werngren and photographer Martin Lang stand behind the short film Bränner Staden. With a common belief in the power of dance and music to express the strongest emotions we want to connect a theatrical expression to everyday situations. Out came eight beautiful minutes with eight dancers, four band members and a whole bunch of Malmö settings, known and unknown.
Skånes Dansteater and Gaby & the Guns Present: BRÄNNER STADEN
Bränner Staden is about shaking life into things that has become fixed in patterns. About a feeling of being trapped in a ”place” that feels smaller every day. It is calling on the city to give something back, to challenge and ”be my drug” in the sentence of overwhelming us with its full potential and persuade us to stay when we threaten to leave or even burn it to the ground.
More information: skanesdansteater.se/en-GB/Page/content/370/Bränner-Staden.aspx
Director and Scriptwriter: Olof Werngren olof.me
Director of Photography: Martin Lang langfilm.se
Editor: Olof Werngren
Colorist: Martin Lang
Light designer: Robert Claesson
Producer: Liselotte Lindahl
Technical assistant: Max Almqvist
Participants Gaby and the Guns: Gaby Ryd, Jens Almqvist, David Calgaro och Fabian Ris Lundblad gabyandtheguns.com
Dancers Skånes Dansteater: Graham Adey, Anna Altes, Sam Denton, Eric Ernestedt,
Hazuki Kojima, Laura Lohi, Jonas Svensson och Jing-Yi Wang skanesdansteater.se
CEO Skånes Dansteater: Åsa Söderberg
Production manager Gaby and the Guns: Jens Almqvist
Music: Bränner staden (Ryd/Almqvist) from the album Bränner staden (On dit Oui!, 2011)
Played by Gaby and the Guns: Gaby Ryd, Jens Almqvist, David Calgaro och Fabian Ris Lundblad
Choreography: Graham Adey, Anna Altes, Sam Denton, Eric Ernestedt, Hazuki Kojima, Laura Lohi, Jonas Svensson och Jing-Yi Wang
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