Flatlands Dance Film Festival Is Slated for September

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Dance at Illinois will present its second Flatlands Dance Film Festival for three nights at The Art Theater Co-op in downtown Champaign in September. Screenings on September 1 include the Midwest premiere of the uplifting breakdancing documentary Shake the Dust. On September 8, festival director Rebecca Ferrell and Abby Zbikowski of Dance at Illinois will showcase dance-based short films, and filmmaker Charli Brissey will discuss her work. The final night of films on September 15 will feature winning submissions to the festival's competition, which attracted entries from 13 countries. Festival passes can be purchased from Dance at Illinois, and single tickets are available from The Art Theater Co-op.