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Toronto Centre for the Arts
May 11, 2019 - May 12, 2019

Uptown Moves

An inspiring new Canadian/International double-bill presentation featuring Human Body Expression (Canada) and Art Project BORA (Korea).

Renowned for creating stunning work based in contemporary dance, film, performance art, music, and fashion, Seoul-based choreographer, Bora Kim, brings Tail Language to North America for the first time. Toronto choreographer, Hanna Kiel, remounts her acclaimed work, Chasing the Path, tapping into her personal experience of loss, and asking how we move into the present while still mired in grief.
 
 
About Documentary ‘Like a Rolling Stone’
(Canadian premier) Professor Nam Jeong-ho is one of the most famous dancers in South Korea and a contemporary dance education pioneer. Having performed for over 50 years in Korea and France, she now faces retirement. She wonders how it must feel to leave her days in the spotlight behind and become as forgotten as a rolling stone. Affectionately referred to Professor Nam around the country, she spends eight days dancing with a group of young people outside of Korea’s established system, which then helps her reflect upon her own life and share a special bond with her students. Like a Rolling Stone has been awarded for its cinematic beauty and for its touching portrayal of a pioneering artist transferring her knowledge inter-generationally, through pedagogy, dance and self-reflection. This is an affirming story that considers art as a powerful tool to understand, educate and heal. Directed by Park So-hyun, the film won Best Korean Film at the 2018 Seoul International Women’s Film Festival and the Audience Choice Award at the 2018 EBS International Documentary Film Festival.
 
Credits:
Documentary | 2018 Premier  | 65min | Korean with English Subtitles
Cast
남정호 NAM Jeong-ho
Director, Screenwriter, Editor
박소현 PARK So-hyun
Cinematography
홍효은 HONG Hyo-eun, 박소현 PARK So-hyun
Music
유태선 Yoo Tae-sun
Sound
고은하 KOH Eun-ha

Chasing the Path - Human Body Expression
Like A Rolling Stone (Trailer)
Tail Language - Art Project BORA
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Performance Times
Sat May 11, 8:00 PM
Sun May 12, 2:00 PM
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