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What's the Worst Dance Film Ever?

At the next Kinetic Cinema on June 2nd, choreographer Kriota Willberg will be presenting a hilarious program of the worst dance films in history. To help her compile her list, she is seeking input from the community. Please comment here with your top picks of the worst dance films, and come out to Kinetic Cinema to see what makes the cut!From Kriota:1. WHAT, IN YOUR OPINION, IS THE WORST DANCE FILM OF ALL TIME, EVER? It can be a full film or just an excerpt, and any style or type of dance at all, but it has to be on film.2. WHY?Please submit your answers in the comments section below by Friday May 16th.The reason I'm asking is that I'm putting together an evening of "Bad" dance film clips. As many of you know, I've been studying bad and mediocre dance for a number of years. As I put the program together, I am organizing examples of different categories of Bad (offensive, inept, confusing, etc.) from the early 1900's to the present. As an acknowledgment to the highly personal perception of bad dance, I'd love to get your input. Below is the description and particulars of the night.Thanks for your time!Best,Kriota WillbergOn June 2, Kinetic Cinema will feature dance films selected by choreographer Kriota Willberg. The theme of the evening is The Worst of the Best, a tour of inspiringly bad dance films from the early 1900's to the present. Truly awful dance is powerful art. We react strongly to it as an audience, we relate our horrible experiences to our friends and warn them away from it, we laugh, we seethe, we remember it far longer than "good" dance, and possibly longer than "great" dance. Join us for film and discussion as we chase that ethereal muse, Badness, through the work of generations of dance film artists.KINETIC CINEMAMonday June 2, 7:30pm (and the first Monday of every month)$5 Admission (buy tix at the door)@ Collective:Unconscious279 Church Street (just south of White Street)New York, NY 10013Trains: 1 to Franklin; A, C, E to Canalhttp://weird.org/films.htm212.254.5277Kinetic Cinema at Collective:Unconscious explores the intersection of dance and the moving image both on screen and stage. Each month curator Anna Brady Nuse invites a special guest from the dance community to share the films and videos that have inspired or moved them. These could be films that feature dance, are kinetic-based, or have been influential on their work in some way. The guest curators come from a range of backgrounds as performers, choreographers, critics, and filmmakers.
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