Pentacle’s Movement Media and Spectacle present: Kinetic Cinema – The Take Away Dance.
Dir. Derrick Belcham, 2011-2012
USA, Roughly 100 mins.
On October 10th, Kinetic Cinema will feature a night with filmmaker Derrick Belcham, introducing the dance films of La Blogotheque. Derrick will discuss the practice and theory of the Take Away Show and screen a selection of new works he shot in New York City. Derrick’s Take Away dance films focus on the intersection of the camera, the dancer and the happenstance audience in the streets of New York City. The affect of camera on subject, camera on audience and audience on subject will be explored in depth as well as the affects of environment and interactivity on the structure of the choreography. Following the screening, there will be a Q & A with the filmmaker and selected artists from the films.
Pentacle’s Movement Media provides services, strategies, and opportunities for dance artists to make dance works for screen and use media to promote and enhance their artistic pursuits. The core activities of Movement Media are screenings, consulting services, workshops, and interactive media publications (blogs, social networking, online videos, etc). These services address a growing need for dance artists to engage with Media, particularly online and on new media platforms, in order to reach audiences, grow artistically, and stay relevant in today’s media-rich world.
Pentacle’s Movement Media programming is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.
KINETIC CINEMA is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.