FASS Forward,

Virtual FASS

FASS FORWARD

International Short Dance Films Festival

August 1 @ 9 15 PM

The Art of making dance shine on camera

Organized under the umbrella of the Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur, FASS Forward is a new digital event that aims to promote short dance films by filmmakers from around the world and demonstrate how the camera can be used to creatively showcase dance.

The Jury for the first season of FASS Forward: Guillaume Côté, Artistic Director of the Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur, Carole Laure, International filmmaker and actress, Caroline Ohrt, Co-Directrice artistique chez Danse Danse.

For its first season, FASS Forward received a high number of applications from 9 different countries. The winners were announced on August 1st:

Award – Best International Dance Film Short : Toporzeł, directed by Iwona Pasińska, Poland
Award – Best Canadian Dance Film Short : Clémentine, directed by Chantal Caron, Canada

Discover below the 10 official selections of the 2021 season!

Blank City
Director Damian Siqueiros | Canada

Clémentine
Director Chantal Caron | Canada

Downriver
Director Andrea Boll | Switzerland

The Embrace
Director Maxime Mathieu Quiroga | Germany

Monument
Director William Yong | Canada

Now becomes then
Director Paolo A. Santos | Canada

Souche
Co-directors Morgane Le Tiec & Xavier Curnillon | Canada

Tessel
Director Esie Mensah | Canada

Toporzeł
Director Iwona Pasińska | Poland

TOUCH, Trip the Light Fantastic
Director Brittney Canda | Canada

Main photo: Sophie Breton | photo : André Chevrier

On the program

Virtual FASS
En tandem

2021 DIGITAL PRODUCTIONS

IN TANDEM
Big Top
Soirée célébration 30e anniversaire FASS

30th Celebration Evening

OPENING NIGHT
29 July 21
Free activity
Andrew Skeels

UNDER THE STARS

DANCE FILMS
29 July to 7 August 21
Big Top
Jera Wolf, Begin Again

Reverie

JERA WOLFE
30 July 21
Big Top
Compagnie Marie Chouinard,

Radical Vitality

COMPAGNIE MARIE CHOUINARD
31 July 21
Free activity
Dance Battle Crazy Smooth

Break and popping

FASS DANCE BATTLE
31 July 21
Big Top
Four old legs

Four old legs

CITADEL + COMPAGNIE
1 August 21
Big Top
Côté Danse, Guillaume Côté

+ (Dix)

CÔTÉ DANSE
4 to 6 August 21
Virtual FASS
FASS Forward,

International Short Dance Films Festival

FASS FORWARD
1 August 21
Free activity
Les sentiers de la danse, Eva Kolarova

DANCE TRAILS

LES SENTIERS DE LA DANSE
5 to 8 August 21
Big Top
Les Grands Ballets canadiens

Mixed Program

LES GRANDS BALLETS CANADIENS
8 August 21
Big Top
La Pietà, Angèle Dubeau

Immersion

ANGÈLE DUBEAU AND LA PIETÀ
7 August 21
Virtual FASS
Une solitude partagée

2020 DIGITAL PRODUCTIONS

A SHARED SOLITUDE

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