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Monday, March 13, 2017

Chicago Dance Film Festival: Featuring Physically Integrated Dance, Saturday March 18, 2017

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Loyola University Chicago
1020 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago IL, Mundelein Room 409

Admission: $10/$3 students


* Community dance session led by Sarah Cullen Fuller and 3 Arts/UIC Bodies of Work Fellow Kris Lenzo. *No experience needed! 
* Screening of "Ripped", by filmmaker Natalie Stone, a short documentary about the life and dance career of Kris Lenzo, former international wheelchair athlete turned dancer, father, husband, and double amputee. 
* Live dance performance by Kris Lenzo performing Sarah Cullen Fuller’s "The Journeyman", a solo work that explores memories housed in the body and shaped by the aging process and sleep/wake cycles. *This piece is presented by Bodies of Work and the University of Illinois at Chicago, as part of a 3Arts Fellowship. Additional funding for this project has been provided for by the National Endowment for the Arts. 
* Premiere screening of "All", a dance film that explores kinesthetic improvisation and embodied storytelling across diverse dancer populations. 
* Q&A with the filmmakers, choreographers, and dancers involved in the "All".
This event is wheelchair accessible. 
Audio description and real-time captioning will be provided. Please refrain from wearing scented products.

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please visit our website: www.inmotionfestival.com

This event is brought to you by Loyola University Chicago, Bodies of Work: Network of Disability Art and Culture, Department of Disability and Human Development at University of Illinois at Chicago, 3Arts and National Endowment for the Arts.

Source: Press Release

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