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Jacksonville Dance Film Festival ‘22

presented by

Jacksonville Dance Theatre + Moving Margins

March 24 + 25
The Jessie

JDFF Program A

Of the Air ()

Director/Choreographer: Alexa Velez

USA / 2021

Madang-Interaction ()

Director: Hyukjin Jeon

Choreographer: Jaeduk Kim

Korea / 2021

Chaconne ()

Director/Choreographer: Maxime Mathieu Quiroga

Germany / France / 2021

The space between us ()

Director: Gabriel Diamond

USA / 2021

Landfall ()

Director/Choreographer: Kate Weare

Co-Director: Jack Flame Sorokin

USA / 2021

Moving Barcelona ()

Director: Jevan Chowdhury

Director of Photography: Antoni Gutierez-Rubi

UK / Spain / 2021

Firebird Rising ()

Director: David Roseberry, w/ Collage Dance

USA / 2021


Why I dance ()

Director: Andreas Strand Renberg

Choreographer: Louis Clement da Costa

Director of Photography: Ingrid Styrkestad

Rwanda / 2021

5 Minute Pause

“A Dream of Touch When Touch is Gone” ()

Director/Choreographer: Carl Flink w/ Black Label Movement

USA / 2021

This car up ()

Director/Choreographer: Ari Christopher

Director of Photography: Jessica Vokoun w/ Tulsa Modern Movement

USA / 2021

Mia Tiuerra Entera ()

Director: Alexandra Meneghini

Director: Enena Du Pisanie

Spain / 2021

The Space Left Blank ()

Director/Choreographer: Travis Clausen-Knight

Assistant Director: James Pett

UK / 2021

Unspoken ()

Director: William Armstrong

Choreographer: Paul Lightfoot

Botswana / Denmark / 2021

Omen ()

Director: Justin Clifton

Choreographer: Elisa Venezia w/ Dark Sky Aerial

USA / 2021

JDFF Program B

Student Shorts

《just dance》 ()

Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts

Hong Kong / 2021

Squawky Walk ()

University of North Carolina Greensboro

USA / 2021

The other side ()

Beijing Dance Academy

China / 2021

Strife ()

Sam Houston State University

USA / 2021

Frozen Out ()

The University of Iowa

USA / China / 2021

Breathless ()

Coimbra University

Portugal / 2021

To Tunnel Through ()

Hunter College, CUNY

USA / 2020

Dignity (Würde) ()

German Sport University Cologne

Germany / 2021

United We Stand ()

Lasalle School of the Arts

Singapore / 2021

MINTON: Umbruch ()

HSLU Art and Design

Switzerland / 2021

Dance In The End ()

Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts

Hong Kong / 2021

Inner Self ()

University of Lodzi


Cronografia di un Corpo ()

Conservatorio Licinio Refice-Frosinone

Italy / 2019


CodeSwitch ()

Director: Tara Pixley

Choreographer: Ghrai Devore

USA / 2020

Abiogenesis ()

Director: David Vincent Smith

Choreographer: James Vu Anh Pham

Australia / 2020

To be near you ()

Director: Ali Kenner Brodsky

Director: Jarret Blinkhorn

Director of Photography: Rich Rerri

USA / 2021

Qingren (Lover) ()

Director: Sean Patrick Higgins

Director of Photography: Anton Shavlik

USA / 2021


Director: Dylan Joseph Schitrit

Choreographer: Gal Karmona


From where I stand ()

Director: Austin Hartel

Choreographer: Colin Connor

USA / 2021

Inexistent word ()

Director: Vera Kachinskaya

Director of Photography: Daniil Bolotnikov

Russia / 2021

Heart of Glass ()

Director: Clara Vieira Silveira

Director of Photography: Bolivar Alencastro

Brazil / 2021

Installation Films

Casus ()

Director: Etay Axleroad

Director of Photography: Pablo Matias

Romania / Sweden / 2021

The Call ()

Director: Vajrasara Rangsar

Director of Photography: Abhyuday Khaitan

India / 2021

Sève ()

Director: Alexander Petit Olivieri

Performer: Gildas Lemonnier

USA / 2021

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2022 JDFF Adjudicators

Eboné Camille Amos is a performer, choreographer and educator from Memphis, TN. As a recent graduate of Florida State University with her MFA in Performance and Choreography, her work has been performed nationally and internationally at COCO Festival (Port of Prince, Trinidad), Middle TN State University, the Tallahassee Ballet (Tallahassee, FL) and Florida State College (Jacksonville, FL). Eboné is currently an Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Austin Peay State University. Here, she continues her interdisciplinary approach to her research, choreography and pedagogy teaching courses in Black History, the Black Arts and contemporary issues within the Black community.

Yidi Lin is an Assistant Professor of Dance at Jacksonville University. She started her professional career in China as a hip-hop dancer in 2006, teaching and performing nationally. In 2010 she founded her dance company in Guangzhou, China and actively engaged in the promotion of modern dance and hip-hop fusion. In 2016 Lin earned her MFA in dance at Case Western Reserve University. In the spring semester 2017, she taught and choreographed at Penn State Altoona as an emerging artist. Internationally, she has been performing and teaching in Beijing Dance festival, the renowned modern dance festivals in China.

Tony Rodrígues is an artist based in Northeast Florida with three decades of studio practice, exhibiting regularly during his career in galleries, artist cooperatives, nontraditional spaces and museums. Rodrigues has also served for over twenty years as a teaching artist at the John E. Goode Pretoria’s Detention Facility in Jacksonville, Florida. His students are juvenile boys being prosecuted as adults, often facing long sentences in adult populations once they reach 18 years of age. Additionally, Tony works with museums, private, colleges and universities, private and corporate art collections as a preparator, registrar and installation specialist.

Toni Smailagic is a photographer and owner of Cre8Jax, a platform dedicated to highlighting the cultural development, events, and creators in Jacksonville, FL. His background is in fashion photography, but has shifted to primarily focusing on photojournalism & portraiture after relocating to Jacksonville from NYC in 2016.

Madeleine Peck Wagner is an artist, writer, and instructor based in Jacksonville, Florida. She has a BFA from Clark University and an MFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design. She believes in the power of humor and compassion—in about equal doses.

As part of Indie Atlantic Films, Katie McEntire Wiatt has produced, edited, and directed commercials and films. In 2019 she made her feature-length directorial debut with the documentary, Fly Like a Girl. The film was selected for twelve film festivals across the country and won multiple awards and honors. The film was acquired by Gravitas Ventures in 2020 and is now streaming on Hulu and all major VOD platforms. She has served as a panelist at film festivals and events across the United States, speaking on the topic of women in film, women in STEM, and documentary filmmaking. Wiatt is a member of Women in Film & Television Florida and enjoys giving back to her community by using her talents to help create free films for local and emerging nonprofits.

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