Lights Dance Festival
- Fri, Nov 10Northwest Film ForumNov 10, 2023, 7:00 PM – Nov 11, 2023, 9:00 PMNorthwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
- Thu, Nov 09Northwest Film ForumNov 09, 2023, 8:30 PM – Nov 10, 2023, 9:00 PMNorthwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, USANov 09, 2023, 8:30 PM – Nov 10, 2023, 9:00 PMNorthwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, USAThis program includes films that utilize dance as a medium through which we can challenge preconceived notions of genre and gender identities and wrestle with harrowing experiences such as domestic abuse.
- Thu, Nov 09Northwest Film ForumNov 09, 2023, 7:00 PM – Nov 11, 2023, 8:00 PMNorthwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, USANov 09, 2023, 7:00 PM – Nov 11, 2023, 8:00 PMNorthwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, USACelebrating the multifold expressions of dance, these specially curated films from Canada and the U.S. exhibit how dance can rediscover, awaken, and transform both traditional and contemporary forms of visual art, including painting, VFX, and collage.
Support for Palestine
The conflict in Palestine is a complex and deeply rooted geopolitical challenge that requires thoughtful consideration and a commitment to justice, human rights, and lasting peace. Supporting Palestine involves advocating for a comprehensive and equitable resolution that recognizes the rights and dignity of both Palestinians and Israelis. It is crucial to work towards a solution that ensures the coexistence of two independent and secure states, fostering an environment where all individuals can live free from violence and oppression.
The Crisis in Palestine
In support of Palestine, we have researched relief programs for the 400,000 citizens still trapped in Gaza. We encourage you to donate to any of these relief funds, and thank you for your support.
UN Crisis Relief
Islamic Relief USA
The 6th Annual Lights Dance Festival is curated around the power of film to reignite remnants of the past, the Lights Dance Festival has curated films from around the globe to meaningfully engage with temporalities, whether they are autobiographical journeys or more conceptual experimentations with digital materials and technologies.
Our fifth annual programming will be curated around the theme of Illuminations, shedding light on the Ills and wisdoms of 2020. Illuminations welcomes submissions from dance, movement, screendance, and performance artists, especially BIPOC/queer/trans stories.
Shadows & Songs
The 4th Annual Lights Dance Festival is curated around the concept of Shadows & Songs to consider our humanity in the changing landscape of communication and technology. Due to the ongoing global pandemic, we are not able to congregate in person this year. Instead, this season’s selected films will be made available for streaming for FREE! Don’t forget to vote for your favourite film for the Audience Choice Award!