IN PURSUIT OF JOY :
A SCREENDANCE BBQ (2019)
This film has been developed through the exploration of the cultural, universal and individual joy of each performer. Inviting the viewer to experience an embodied feeling of joy through dance, home-movie inspired cinematography and montage editing. Resulting in the presentation of a new harmonic, between a naturally occurring and performed expressions of joy.
Directed & Choreographed by Omari 'Motion' Carter
Cinematography by James Williams
Performed by students of London Contemporary Dance School + Omari's family and friends.
Music: Created by performers on location.
Created as part of the MA in Screendance at London Contemporary Dance School (Cohort of 2018-2019)
Running Time: 8 minutes 32 seconds
CURRENTLY ON FESTIVAL TOUR
November to December 2022 - InShadow Festival, Lisbon, PORTUGAL.
October 2022 - Fifth Wall Fest, PHILIPPINES.
July 2022 - Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, Boulder, CO, USA.
April 2022 - Wisconsin Film Festival, Wisconsin, Madison, USA
June 2020 - Screen.Dance - Scotland's Festival of Dance on Screen, Scotland, UK.
February 2020 - Greensboro Dance Film Festival, North Carolina, USA.