Third Coast Dance Film Festival

Be among the first to see the short films in the Third Coast Dance Film Festival, now in its fourth year. A total of 19 shorts are included, but three are making their world premieres, six their USA premieres and ten their Texas premieres. Submissions came in from around the world for the festival, and works from film/dancemakers in the UK, Israel, Mexico, Canada, Germany, Norway, South Korea and Spain are included in the final lineup.

Featured in this year’s event is Houston-based dance filmmaker Emily Robison. Films include Repercussions by Robison, Nearby Far by Mary Fitzgerald and Brad Garner and Punto & Línea by Tania Reza. The festival was curated by Rosie Trump, Lydia Hance, Ashley Horn and Rebecca Salazar; each woman is an accomplished dancer/choreographer and filmmaker in her own right. You can see the films on a constant loop at the DiverseWorks gallery after today’s opening-night screenings.

6 p.m. DiverseWorks, 4102 Fannin. For information, visit diverseworks.org. Free.

Photo: Nearby Far by Mary Fitzgerald and Brad Garner
Wed., Oct. 1, 6 p.m., 2014

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