Best of Fest 2 - Second Seed
Dance Camera West 2021 • 15m
Directed by Baye & Asa • Experimental Short • 2021 • 16 minutes
Second Seed is a dance horror film responding to D.W. Griffith’s The Birth of a Nation. Griffith's film is a veneration of the KKK, painting the Klan as saviors of a white race in danger as American culture and politics begin to shift after the American Civil War. It highlights a fundamental White supremacist delusion that continues to plague this country: that White people are inherently superior, and that they are politically and culturally under attack. Second Seed grapples with this White delusion.
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Best of Fest 2 - Lost Horse: Asaf Avidan
Directed by Adi Halfin • Experimental Short • 2021 • 3 minutes
Armed with their own camera, modern dance power-couple Bobbi Jene Smith and Or Schraiber set about documenting their intimate daily lives in a new genre of “Musical” style documentary.
Best of Fest 2 - The King
Directed by Jonathan Redavid • Experimental Short • 2021 • 4 minutes
"A Tribute to The King of Rock’n Roll."
Best of Fest 2 - Being
Directed by Pablo Destito • Experimental Short • 2021 • 7 minutes
Being captures the restorative power that draws the dancer to the dance. Away from a life of sidewalks and cellphones, where beauty is unnoticed, time stops so it may start again. The dance restores the self, and the senses reconn...