Screening a selection of the American Dance Festival's - Movies by Movers

Activity: Public engagement and outreachOther


Roehampton University's Centre of Dance Research presents:

Evening screening of Movies by Movers with Cara Hagan Gelber
20 November, 18.30 - 20.00
Michaelis Theatre
Free and open to the public

A screening of selections from American Dance Festival's Movies by Movers series with subsequent discussion with Cara Hagan, visiting lecturer from Appalachian State University, North Carolina, USA
Cara Hagan is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice is informed by movement, words and digital space. Hagan serves on the dance studies faculty at Appalachian State University, as well as serving as director and curator for ADF's Movies By Movers. Cara's scholarly and creative work is featured at the Snapdragon Journal of Art and Healing, Headwaters Journal of Expressive Arts, the International Journal of Screendance, and in the book, Dance's Duet with the Camera: Motion Pictures, edited by Telory D. Arendell and Ruth Barnes. Currently Cara is under contract to complete her first solo authored book through McFarland Publishing.
ADF's ‘Movies by Movers’ is an annual, international, film festival celebrating the conversation between the moving body and the camera under the auspices of the American Dance Festival. This screening is a collection of short films from around the world which feature various cinematic approaches with regard to concept, style. This collection of films invites us to consider all the different ways dance film can be defined and how the boundaries of our art form can be made pliable."

Period20 Nov 2018
Event titleEvening screening of Movies by Movers with Cara Hagan Gelber
Event typeOther
LocationLondon, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Dance Cinema, Screendance, Festival, Outreach, Audience engagement