The Sunday Film Series

Select Sundays at 4:30pm

These intimate film showings are presented in Blake’s Barn select Sunday afternoons. See the Festival 2019 full lineup below!


Festival 2019 Sunday Film Series

Sunday, August 4 | Hot to Trot

This award-winning documentary film goes inside the fascinating but little-known world of same-sex competitive ballroom dance and follows a small international cast of four magnetic men and women, on and off the dance floor, over a four-year period. An immersive character study–and an idiosyncratic attack on bigotry–this rousing, powerful story unfurls with the rhythms and energy of dramatic cinema. General Admission $10

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This event is part of the Pillow’s annual LGBTQIA+ celebration, Pillow Pride weekend. Learn about the full schedule of events.

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Sunday, August 25 | Transmissions: Roots to Branches

A sneak preview of a documentary film exploring the art form of jazz dance, paying homage to its lineage, celebrating its many re-interpretations, and using a fast-moving kaleidoscope of movement and music to inspire dancers of tomorrow. Featuring an all-star cast of jazz dance legends, this screening will be introduced by one of the film’s collaborators, Melanie George. FREE

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Sunday, July 7 | Merce Cunningham: A Lifetime in Dance

This in-depth profile by filmmaker Charles Atlas explores Cunningham’s prolific career, from his earliest successes to the ground-breaking works of his last years such as BipedGeneral Admission $10

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