Third Coast Dance Film Festival

Think dance films are something new? Ah, no. In the mid-1890s, Thomas Edison captured Ruth Dennis dancing outdoors. One hundred and twenty-something years later, the Third Coast Dance Film Festival celebrates the marriage of these two art forms by screening 21 shorts over two nights.

This year’s festival is curated by Houston dance-makers Rosie Trump and Lydia Hance. The shorts come from all over the world, including Australia, Canada, Finland, Russia and Spain. Dance film has a strong contingent of artists in Houston, and the local community will be represented by entries from Lindsey Sarah Thompson, Lynn Lane and Ashley Horn, whose Jazzland short was filmed in an abandoned theme park in New Orleans after it was flooded by Hurricane Katrina. Other films are set on rooftops, underwater, in movie theaters and in bathroom stalls.
Sept. 15-16, 7 p.m., 2012

Use Current Location

Related Location

miles
Rice University

6100 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005

713-348-0000

www.rice.edu


Sponsor Content

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >