Dir. Amy J. Gardner / Canada / 2021 / 4’ / Polish premiere
Director: Amy J. Gardner
Choreographer: Diego Vega
Featuring: Natasha Patterson, Sabine Van Rensburg
Cinematography: Kristof Brandl
Editing: Joy Isabella Brown
Music: Alice Phoebe Lou, Thor Rixon
Producers: Jill Wilson, Emma Rosenzweig-Bock, Mathieu Wothke
Production: Films.Dance / Jacob Jonas The Company
World sales: Films.Dance / Jacob Jonas The Company
Language: no dialogue
Xeno is the smallest measurable unit of human connection, typically exchanged between passing strangers—a flirtatious glance, a sympathetic nod, moments that are fleeting and random but still contain powerful emotional nutrients that can alleviate the symptoms of feeling alone.
Special thanks to Films.Dance (@films.dance) and Jacob Jonas The Company (@jacobjonasthecompany).
FESTIVALS AND AWARDS
HER Docs Film Festival (Polish premiere)
Amy J. Gardner
Amy is a director, choreographer and photographer whose work spans across film, television, live performance, multimedia production and branded content. Her projects often fuse a cinematic approach with bold and raw movement based storytelling. Her creative process stems from her professional dance career. Over the past decade, she has been creatively fueled by a variety of acting techniques and structured improvisation exercises which have prompted her evocative style. Amy is the artist director of annoDAM Dance and the founder of DanceHypha. She was born in Canada and is currently based in NYC.