SF Dance Festival: Raising Voices
November 03 only
SFDFF’s 4th annual Raising Voices shorts program creates a platform for the work of under-represented artists and amplifies their powerful messages of activism. Delve into moving stories of immigration, colonialism, and the search for cultural identity as makers from diverse backgrounds champion their causes through a provocative collision of dance, storytelling, poetry and music.
Ghostly Labor: A Dance Film – Directed by John Jota Leaños, Vanessa Sanchez, 14 min
The Space Between Us – Directed by Gabriel Diamond, 6 min
The Weight of Sugar – Directed by Jingqiu Guan, 12 min
When Nanny Comes Home – Directed by Deborah Slater, 6 min
Neon Phantom – Directed by Leonardo Martinelli, 20 min
Runtime 76 min. Followed by an artist talk moderated by Laura Elaine Ellis, Raising Voices co-curator and co-founder of the Black Choreographers Festival.