An ambient representation of depression with a slowly fading score building towards an uncertain climax.
Pique Dame (or "The Queen of Spades") inspired by Alexander Pushkin, set to a music by Tchaikovsky; Passacaglia (or "Passacaille") set to a music by Anton Webern: two Roland Petit masterpieces brought together on one memorable evening at the Bolshoi Theater of Moscow. Recorded live, 19th of May 2005.
An abstract film on the music 'Unfinished' 8th Symphony, part 1, by Franz Schubert by Oerd van Cuijlenborg
A musical romantic tragedy about a famous composer who moves back to his small hometown after having had heart troubles. His search for a simple everyday life leads him into teaching the local church choir which is not easily accepted by the town yet the choir builds a great love for their teacher.
In a waiting room, people exchange glances, bump into each other and become impatient with the situation before starting the dance. This film translates onto the screen the choreographed tensions between the characters, overcome by panic or madness.
We Were Born Today, When the Sky Was Heavy with Iron and Poison.
Choreographer Daniel Nagrin performs in a studio and in the sun.
This is an excerpt from the 60-minute film commissioned for Conrad Cummings's opera of the same title, which was produced by Ridge Theater and staged at La Mama, NYC, in June, 1992.
This is Ska is a Hi-Energy documentary on JAMAICAN dance music from 1964
A cabaret bar, somewhere in France in the 50s. The young Lilli who work to seduce, have a regular client: M Edouard. However one night she is teased by a beautiful unknown man. Nothing for her will be the same than before.
Short musical documentary
The last person on Earth revisits their memories as they wander a lonely world
Julien Temple's wartime documentary parody "Punk Can Take It" (1979) - a theatrically released promo for the UK Subs, complete with narration by BBC voice-over veteran John Snagge - paints a glorious picture of England in a punk rock "identity crisis". Punk morale was higher than ever before. Punks were fused together not by fear, but by a surging spirit of revenge, immortality, and the courage never to submit or yield. This proved that punk won't go away and that punks themselves are becoming younger and nastier everyday. They have no time for the precarious thrills of nostalgia nor for its trivial rules.
When best friends Benji (Peter Carroll) and Ruben (Nick Trivisonno) decide to make a film about the man on the moon, they don’t realize they’re signing up for the end of the world as they know it. But when a love triangle develops on set and the lines between reality and fantasy start to blur, the boys must reckon with their developing feelings for each other or face an uncertain future. Produced by and starring high school students from Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, Michigan, HOW THE MOON FELL FROM THE SKY AND NO ONE EVEN NOTICED is a testament to the power of young artists who work together to achieve what no one thought possible.
A failed singer tries to improve his show with a trick up his sleeve.
A tramp falls asleep in the woods. He dreams of observing a range of insects that stand in for various human characteristics in terms of their lifestyle and morality: the flighty, vain butterfly, the obsequious, self-serving dung beetle, the ants, whose increasingly mechanized behavior leads to a militaristic society.
Set to a classic Duke Ellington recording "Daybreak Express", this is a five-minute short of the soon-to-be-demolished Third Avenue elevated subway station in New York City.
Ça va, ça va
This is a short film based on Taylor Swift's "mirrorball" from her Academy Award-winning album, 'Folklore'. Ben Stafford plays James, a celebrity who serves as a metaphor for a mirrorball; fame can be glamorous and incredible, but also terrifying and fragile.
Ijó Dudu: Memórias da Dança Negra na Bahia