WATCH DANCE DISRUPting MENTAL HEALTH AND EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMMING FOR YOUTH AROUND THE WORLD. 

 

 

This series of short, dance-documentaries are created with and by grassroots dance activists and non-profit organizations around the world.

Amplifying their voices and groundbreaking work, the films will be screened widely to raise global awareness of how they empower lives and the urgent issues they address.

 

 
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THE FILMS


MOVE FOR FREEDOM

Portland, Oregon, USA

 

Move for Freedom was created as a statement of solidarity to work against the global issue of human trafficking with the dancers, artists, healers, and counter-trafficking advocates of the India-based non-profit, Kolkata Sanved.

Premiered at Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival, 2015 featured in workshops at The Martha Graham Dance Company in New York City and Lines Ballet.

 
 
 
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Co-Directed by Sydney Skov and Janique Robillard

Director of Photography - Paulius Kontijevas | Steadi-Cam Operator - Harrisen Howes | 1st AC - Eric Macey | 2nd AC - Austin Hobart | Production Designer & Projection Loop Editor - Rubina Martini | Art Assistant - Scott Braucht | Title Design & Animation - Kalina Torino | Edited by Janique Robillard and Jake Lyon

 

FROM THERE TO HERE 

Kolkata, India

EPISODE #1

 

Profoundly inspiring dance therapy practitioners move through the city of Kolkata, empowering some of the city’s most vulnerable -- adolescent survivors of human trafficking and violence -- through dance and movement.

Kolkata Sanved is a non-profit organization using dance and dance movement therapy as psychosocial rehabilitation for survivors of sex trafficking and violence across India.  

 
 
 
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Co-Directed by Sydney Skov and Janique Robillard | Director of Photography - Paulius Kontijevas

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Screening


 

Theatrical licensing available. 

Contact Sydney a freebodyproject@gmail.com to coordinate screenings, movement workshops, and educational distribution. All rights reserved © Free Body Project, 2018

 
 
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