Frame Rush: A Place for Screendance

Frame Rush 2021: Unmasking Movement

Fri 2 - Sun 4 Jul 

Frame Rush, the annual screendance festival returns to The Place online, showcasing films that challenge the boundaries of what we perceive as dance on screen.

This year's programme shares embodied stories, told in imaginative ways, bringing diverse movement, bodies and voices to the screen. 

The festival takes place online to engage global audiences with a collection of international dance films and artist Q&As.

Frame Rush is curated and run by postgraduate students of the world’s only MA in Screendance. 

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Fri 2 Jul

Unmasking: Screendance Practice with pre-recorded Q&A, 5:30pm - 7pm (BST)

Created during the global lockdown of 2020, the films explore how choreography can be manifested through technology and how artists have reacted to creating in a world where freedom to physically connect is prohibited.

Unmasking: Voices 7:30pm - 8:30pm (BST)

Telling personal stories, these films invite us into the inner worlds of each artist.and allow us to experience a multitude of relationships through screendance.

Sat 3 Jul

Unmasking: Perspectives 5:30pm - 6:30pm (BST)

This screening explores different ways of framing the body, offering insights into the ways that film techniques can change our perception. 

Unmasking: Movement with live Q&A, 7pm - 8:15pm / 8:30pm - 10pm (BST)

A vibrant collection of films that embody stories of connection and community. 

Sun 4 Jul

All screenings accessible until 10pm (BST). 

Click here to see the full line-up and details about the screenings.

The 2021 festival team is:

Andrea Olivares

Anneliese Bucher

Emily Adams

Kirill Burlov

Laura Roe

Melissa Suan

Rebecca Olarescu

Sophia Wolfe

Yuaner Xu

This festival is ran by the postgraduate students of world’s only MA in Screendance programme. If you would like to apply for the MA in Screendance, including a chance to run this festival in 2022, please click here to discover more.