Lumin
Lumin
The Picnic
The Picnic

Screened as part of NZIFF 2003

Homegrown III: The Dance 

73 minutes

Local dance-film is enjoying a heady time as talented dancers, directors and choreographers join forces. Ranging from the miniature to the magnificent, this programme is sure to surprise.

Small War 2003

Director

8 minutes

Beautiful and proud, she’s still uncertain. From the corner of her eye, she catches a glimpse of what could be – and darts towards it. A woman’s sensual journey through fright, anger and release. 

Breath 2002

Director

Dancer

Alix Bromley
1 minute

Water-jars, hand-scrawled labels and painted-toenails form subtle textures.

Lineup 2002

Director

Dancer

Adrian Smith
1 minute

Grooming for the office is hammed up in the backyard.

Union 2003

Director

Performers

Tim Turner
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Boiski Touch
2 minutes

"How, I ponder he chose me, I with one, and he with three. This mystery, yet I do unravel, four legs between, the same road to travel." A man and a dog with a common bond.

Niche 2002

Director

Performer

Shona Erskine
10 minutes

Alone, inside your head, there’s so much left unsaid. Ex-patriot Healey’s work confronts issues of isolation and identity, while Erskine’s birdlike performance soars.

Something is About to Give 2002

Director

Dancer

Siliva Peno
1 minute

Peno delivers a passionate, elegant performance in this refined studio-based work.

Innerspace 2002

Director

1 minute

From shadow to light, from black to white, an exploration of movement through time.

Passage 2002

"Through joyful frivolity, black humour and gentle lyricism we weave out stories." Dabrowska and Duncan’s on-screen relationship sparks with energy in the cinematic take of the live performance Strange Fruit, Carlyle House Project (2002).

The Picnic 2002

Director

6 minutes

A small girl’s fairy-tale view of a picnic in a character-filled fantasy world. Delicious colours and performances leap out from the screen.

Lumin 2002

Director

25 minutes

Two and a half years in the making, Belton’s immaculately detailed masterpiece is a celebration of light, dance and the struggle between order and chaos.