Applications for the 10th edition of International Dance film festival Brussels 2021 (BE)

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open from January the 1st to April the 30, 2021
all recent (2019-2021) dancefilms are welcome

Where: Brussels, Belgium

When: 29 September to 2nd October

Deadline for applications: April 30th

The festival “l’art difficile de filmer la danse” focuses on the specific relationship between dance and film. The festival aims to be an international platform for choreographers, filmmakers and programmers and has the ambition to promote a selection of dance films in Belgium and abroad.

For the selection of the recent dance films, the art of filming and the translation or fusion of the
different disciplines to create an independent artistic cinematographic work will be considered.

The curators of the international dancefilmfestival Brussels l’art difficile de filmer la danse are
Stefanie Bodien and Wolfgang Kolb.
The producer is Redorangeproductions in structural partnership with Danscentrumjette, CINEMATEK, Contredanse, CND (Paris). The Festival is supported by Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds (VAF) and the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles.

The festival is spread over 4 days from September 29 to October 2, 2021:
Opening day, workshop & meeting day, historical dance film day and the recent dance film day.

For the historical dance films each year another country or theme is chosen.
In previous editions ( 2012 – 2020) a selection of: american, belgian, french, german, dutch, british, italian, swiss, dance films were on the program.

This year the honor goes to the polish dance films made between 1920 and 2000.

The international call for recent, contemporary dancefilms,
made during the past two years (2019-2021) is open now!
to all filmmakers, choreographers and visual artists.

DEADLINE for submission is April 30, 2021

How to apply:

Contact details:
55, rue Edmond van Cauwenbergh
1080 Brussels

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