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The Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance, March 2, 3, and 6, 2017

Press Contact:
Joy Sarah Arab
segalff@gc.cuny.edu,
212-817-1860

http://thesegalcenter.org/event/ftp2017/

SAVE THE DATE

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presents

The Third Annual
FILM FESTIVAL ON THEATRE AND PERFORMANCE

Featuring works by or about:  MARÍA IRENE FORNÉSKOJI FUKADAGLOBAL ARTS GROUPNADIA RANOCCHI & DAVIDE ZAMAGNIRIMINI PROTOKOLL –  CAROLEE SCHNEEMANN,  and many more

Thursday, March 2
Friday, March 3
and Monday, March 6, 2017

All Day – FREE – First Come, First Served.

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center,
The Graduate Center, City University of New York,
365 Fifth Avenue, at 34th Street

(January 27, 2017, New York, NY) The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center announces the third annual Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance (FTP). The film festival will take place on Thursday, March 2; Friday, March 3; and Monday, March 6 at The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, located at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, NYC, 365 Fifth Avenue, at 34th Street.

The Segal Center’s Film Festival on Theatre and Performance presents experimental, emerging, and established theatre artists and filmmakers from around the world to audiences and industry professionals. The program includes a roster of more than 30 features, shorts, documentaries, advance screenings, meet-the-filmmaker Q&A sessions, and panels with leading international theatre artists from Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, The Netherlands, Slovenia, South Africa, Ukraine, The United Kingdom, and the United States.

Highlights of the 2017 Festival include:

  • Rimini Protokoll Home Visit Europe & Remote X (Germany)
  • Michelle Memran The Rest I Make Up: María Irene Fornés (excerpt, USA)
  • Chloé Déchery & Chris Eley What Do You See When You Turn Out the Light? (Australia/France)
  • Brigitte Poupart Over My Dead Body on Dave St-Pierre (Canada)
  • Guy Davidi Mixed Feelings on Amir Orian (Israel)
  • Koji Fukada Sayonara (Japan)
  • Global Arts Group A Snake Gives Birth to a Snake (South Africa)
  • Penny Arcade & Steve Zehentner The Lower East Side Biography Project (USA)
  • Marielle Nitoslawska Breaking the Frame on Carolee Schneemann (Canada/USA)

Confirmed Festival screenings include work by or about: Rodrigo Abreu & Mariana Bley; Penny Arcade & Steve Zehentner; Sahar Assaf; Blind Boys of Alabama; Lee Breuer & Adam Larsen; The Chocolate Factory Theater; Guy Davidi; Chloé Déchery & Chris Eley; Popo Fan; María Irene Fornés; Koji Fukada; Global Arts Group; Janez Janša; Robert Lepage; Michael Lessac; Sean Lewis; The Living Theatre; Michelle Memran; The National Theatre of Hungary; Frédéric Nauczyciel; Needcompany; Michael Beach Nichols & Deidre Schoo; Marielle Nitoslawska; Zachary Oberzan; Amir Orian; Aneta Panek; The Prelude Festival; Brigitte Poupart; Rimini Protokoll; Nadia Ranocchi & Davide Zamagni; Brian Rogers; András Salamon; Carolee Schneemann; Andrew Schneider; Arran Shearing; Tahweel Theatre Ensemble; Aurélia Thiérrée; A Two Dogs Company 

Full festival schedule will be posted the week of February 6, 2017

Festival Program is subject to change.

Festival Curators: Festival founder Frank Hentschker (Executive Director and Director of Programming at MESTC), Antje Oegel (AO International and Director of Special Projects at MESTC), and Nina Segal (Playwright and Producer), and Soriya Chum (Dramaturg).

Festival Founding Producer: Joy Sarah Arab

All screenings are FREE and open to the public on a first come, first served basis.

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, The Graduate Center, City University of New York,

365 Fifth Avenue, at 34th Street. Subway: Herald Square, lines B, D, F, M, N, Q, R.

www.theSegalCenter.org. Info: 212-817-1868.

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