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In/Motion Festival elevates dance, on and off screen

By on April 5, 2018

CHICAGO — A line of men struggled to shift along the walls of a cell, backs turned and elbows struggling to fit in and out of the spaces between the cell’s bars. The wall-to-wall screen of Loyola University Chicago’s Damen Cinema amplified these movements so that we the audience felt as though we were there […]

Film festival highlights multi-media dance artists committed to social justice issues

By on March 16, 2018

CHICAGO — Five days, 10 events, 24 guest artists. Chicago’s In/Motion International Dance Film Festival brings a distinct group of artists together March 21-25 for dance on film, and social justice and community engagement. Entering its fourth year, the In/Motion International Dance Film Festival fosters the curation and creation of multimedia dance performance that confronts […]