Film Screening: Doug Varone Dance

SMDCAC presents

Film Screening: Doug Varone Dance

Ten Short Films: A Scrapbook of the Pandemic

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Black Box Theater
Free; Tickets Required

Ten Short Films: A Scrapbook of the Pandemic

In early 2021, Doug Varone created 10 short films exploring aspects of the early months of the COVID pandemic. Having been a cinephile all his life he channeled his love of MGM musicals and built intimate filmed reflections of the isolation and frustration we all experienced. These are not dance films in the traditional sense, but personal stories unfolding like small scenes and set to some of the most iconic songs of the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. The results are both humorous and heartbreaking. Building one story at a time, the films ultimately ask deeper questions of personal liberty and responsibility - life and death - that all of us faced.

The running time of all 10 films is 37 minutes and will be followed by a Q&A with the choreographer and moderated by Pioneer Winter.

Recommended for ages 13+. All patrons entering the theater require a ticket, regardless of age. Outside food & beverage are not allowed into the venue. Strollers are not permitted inside the auditorium.

It is the policy of Miami-Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The facility is accessible and Assistive Listening Devices are available in the Main Stage Auditorium and the Black Box Theater space. To request materials in accessible format, and/or any accommodation to attend an event at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, please contact Stephanie Aponte, 786-573-5314, saponte@miamidade.gov, at least five days in advance to initiate your request, TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).