Film Lounge | Square Dance

23 Jul 2011 - 24 Jul 2011
Slide show: 
Dewar's Scotch Whisky Unaccredited National Library of Scotland 30 seconds (1897
Sweatlodge Mike Stubbs 7 minutes (1991)
Sweatlodge Mike Stubbs 7 minutes (1991)
Tattoo (courtesy of Miranda Pennell and LUX, London)

Sweaty suits, privates on parade and merry highlanders…

Square Dance, a film programme and a one-off public dance performance curated by Stills' Film Lounge for Edinburgh's Live Site, BBC Big Screen, Festival Square, as part of the London 2012 Open Weekend programme.

Film Lounge presents its first off-site programme screening programme of three short films, made between 1897 and 2001; depicting groups of men in acts of formal and informal dance.

The final screening of the films will be accompanied by a one-off public dance performance, choreographed by Alan Greig, specifically for Festival Square, inspired by the three films.

Film Programme

Tattoo Miranda Pennell 9 minutes (2001)
Dewar's Scotch Whisky Unaccredited National Library of Scotland 30 seconds (1897)
Sweatlodge Mike Stubbs 7 minutes (1991)

Screening and performance times, BBC Big Screen, Live Site, Festival Square, Edinburgh
Saturday 23 July 1pm - 2.30pm
Sunday 24 July 2pm - 3.15pm
Sunday 24 July, 3pm, performance (15 minutes)
Choreographed by Alan Greig

Further information available here.

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Open Weekend is a UK wide programme of over 1,000 unique sporting and cultural initiatives with thousands of people across the UK taking part in unique events and creative projects to celebrate the ‘One Year to Go’ countdown for the London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games 2012. It forms part of Creative Scotland’s programme to celebrate London Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012 and Three Years to Go until Glasgow 2014

 

 

 

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