DIRT (2020)

ABOUT

Through the fusion of text, movement, layered visuals, and sound, this work presents a meditative exploration of identity and Blackness in a heightened time of unrest and uprisings fueled by issues of police brutality and systemic racism in America.

COLLABORATION TEAM

Concept, Direction, Text, & Performance Helanius J. Wilkins

Video Design, Direction, & Editing Roma Flowers

Original Sound Composition, Arrangement, & Performance Andy Hasenpflug

FIRST PUBLIC RELEASE

August 12, 2020 CU Denver’s Newman Center’s Midweek Boost, Local Spotlight

SCREENING SELECTIONS

International Art Film Festival  (IAFFest)

2020, London, UK

kNOwBOX dance Film Festival

2020, Seoul, South Korea Premier

2020, Dallas, TX USA Premier

2021, Oaxaca, Mexico 

ScreenDance Miami Festival produced by Miami Light Project!

2021, Miami, FL USA

The 33rd Minimalen Short Film Festival

2021, Norway

Alabama Screendance Festival

2021, Birmingham, AL USA

GRRL HAUS CINEMA - Gimme 5 Series

2021, Cambridge, MA USA

Maryland Youth Ballet - Black History Month Virtual Performance Series

2021, Silver Spring, MD USA

Photometria In Motion

2021, Ioannina, Greece

New York World Film Festival

2021, New York, New York USA

Braga International Video Dance Festival

2021, Braga, Portugal

OFFICIALSELECTION-kNOwBOXdanceFilmFestiv

AWARDS

Alternative Film Festival Fall 2020

Short Category - Best North American Experimental

2020, Toronto, Canada

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