Parking dance #100

A film by Sandra Abouav and Benoît Labourdette (3’27s, 2020).
24 July 2020. Published by Benoît Labourdette.

Flying danced deliriums sung. A choreography between a drone and dancers, for the hundredth and last opus of Sandra Abouav’s “Parking Dance” series (2017-2020).

Presentation by Sandra Abouav

It is with a joy that cannot be concealed that I share with you THE 100TH PARKING DANCE!
The most... soaring perhaps ?

A bouquet of thanks to fellow director Benoît Labourdette for his images and enthusiasm and to all the guests from previous Dances, who were able to come and celebrate the 100th dance under the neon lights!
This 100th turned into laughter and intoxication! Long before toasting I mean! A human, musical intoxication, where the spiral of the parking lot feeds the dizziness!

A portrait gallery with Jenny Abouav, Jacques Abouav, Yvette Abouav, Christine Armanger, Chloé Baker, Özgür Bilal, Carole Bordes, Lina Cespedes, Vincent Cespedes, Eliane Dos Santos, Jeremie Gardelli, Antonin Gellibert, Cendrine Lassalle, Adèle Merlin, Blaise Merlin, Alexis Morel, Alexis Néret, Sergiu Popescu, Camille Roy, Hugo Salignat, Virginie Schwob.

Here, it is from the path of the ever-moving camera that the flow of bodies unfolded. The camera lens is the partner with and around whom the dance takes place.
We had 1 hour to put everything in the box, in 5 takes. And in sequence shot, as every time ;) !
It is the 4th one that was chosen, by all: the one that will make you taste I hope the delights of molecular agitation.

Text : Vincent Cespedes
Images: Benoît Labourdette

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I make short films as a painter makes paintings, usually in a lonely way, away from academic practices of making cinema. Some films are made in a very spontaneous way, others can take years to mature. I explore the meeting between the image and the world. These are experimental works, which often also tell stories...