Make a Move! 

Short films about movement, motion, the magic of dance and its unrecognised risks.

Beautiful Alexander

When the outside world functions as a mirror, how can you produce your own mirror image?

Orig. title: Mooie Alexander
Director: Marc Wagenaar
Country: Netherlands
Year: 2019
Duration: 13 min
Don’t, Kiss .mov

The scene is set, familiar and unfamiliar at once. Two men engaged in a gaze magnetic enough to lock their lips and pull them to stand. What does this kiss serve? Is it passion, connection, expression, obligation? Maybe it’s all of it and more, or nothing more than touch.

Director: Carl Olsson, Fabio Liberti
Country: Sweden
Year: 2020
Duration: 8 min

Bamboo plants only bloom once but if one does, all nearby plants follow suit. The same thing happens to a bunch of 13-year-old girls who are spending their summer days on an abandoned piece of land, overgrown by bamboo. When a mysterious man arrives, one by one they let go of their carefree summer.

Director: Flo Van Deuren
Country: Belgium
Year: 2018
Duration: 20 min

A confrontation between two swimmers in a locker room ends in tears. A collaboration with London-based musicians Guo.

Director: Peter Strickland
Country: Hungary, United Kingdom
Year: 2019
Duration: 4 min
Dancing for You

Twelve-year-old Wiktor is a pupil at a renowned ballet school. He’s preparing for an event of enormous importance in school life; the ‘promo show’, which decides whether
or not he’ll be ‘promoted’ and move up to the next grade. All the teachers and all the pupil’s parents take part in the occasion. His grandmother is his companion as he practices for the
performance, but his dream is that his father, who lives abroad, will come to the show.

Orig. title: Tańczę dla Ciebie
Director: Katarzyna Lesisz
Country: Poland
Year: 2018
Duration: 18 min
Father Figure

Being black and gay means being two steps behind in life. In Father Figure, Vogue dancer Guilliano and his friends share personal experiences of homophobia, racism and marginalization and the ways in which they seek solace and a sense of community

Director: Bibi Fadlalla
Country: Netherlands
Year: 2019
Duration: 25 min
No, I Don’t Want to Dance!

In these dark times, you may think that every hazard has been identified, but nobody has taken in consideration how dangerous dance can be…

Director: Andrea Vinciguerra
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2019
Duration: 3 min