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Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance 2018

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Mar 1, 2018
Mar 3, 2018

Video still from Helina Metaferia’s (Middle) Passage of Dreams

Segal Theatre + Elebash Recital Hall
All Day Screenings

FREE + Open to public. First come, first served.

The international Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance (FTP: Film Theatre Performance), now in its fourth year, 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 35 features, shorts, and documentaries by artists from Argentina, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, The Netherlands, Poland, Serbia, The United Kingdom, and the United States.

Festival Curators: Festival founder Frank Hentschker (Executive Director and Director of Programming at MESTC) and Mike LoCicero (MESTC).
Festival Producer: Paloma Estevez 
Assistant Curator & Festival Dramaturg: Amir Farjoun

Click HERE for press release.


*followed by a discussion


Thursday, March 1 | Segal Theatre + Elebash Recital Hall

10:30am   Ariane MnouchkineThe Castaways of the Fol Espoir France | 290 minutes
11:30pm   Christoph RüterThe Time is out of Joint Germany | 100 minutes
1:30pm     Nina Conti Her Master’s Voice UK | 65 minutes
3:00pm    Cauleen Smith, Camille Turner, & Jérôme Havre Triangle Trade Canda/US/France |15 minutes
3:30pm     Rithy PanhLes artistes du Théâtre Brûlé Cambodia | 82 minutes

robbinschilds + A.L. Steiner C.L.U.E. [Color Location Ultimate Experience] US | 11 minutes
Rain Kencana Send Me a Bigger Butterfly + Goldfish Germany | 6 minutes + 3 minutes
Eleonora Comelli & Pablo PintorLa Playa [The Beach] Argentina | 12 minutes

5:00pm     Frances McElroy/Shirley Road ProductionsBlack Ballerina US | 53 minutes


Tiona Nekkia McClodden KILO | Iba se 99 US | 10 minutes
Jasmina CibicThe Pavilion Serbia/UK | 7 minutes
Yael BartanaInferno Netherlands/Germany/US| 22 minutes

6:30pm     Ultimate VezIn Spite of Wishing and Wanting Belgium | 47 minutes
7:00pm     Phil GriffinSurrender: the Art of Jan Fabre Belgium | 117 minutes


Friday, March 2 | Segal Theatre + Elebash Recital Hall

[LOOP]     Grzegorz Jarzyna – G.E.N. Poland
10:30pm   Jacqueline CauxOut of Boundaries France | 20 minutes
12:00pm   Motus Theatre CompanyYour Whole Life is a Rehearsal Italy | 42 minutes
12:00pm   Hu Xiao JiaoNuo·Fate China | 26 minutes
1:00pm     Graziano Graziani – Pina Bausch a Roma Italy | 58 minutes
2:00pm     Basav BiradarBefore the Third Bell India | 63 minutes
2:30pm     Kathrin Krottenthaler/Filmgalerie 451  Christoph Schlingensief – CHANCE 2000 – Farewell to Germany Germany | 131 minutes
3:30pm     Carlos Chahine/Autres RivagesChekhov in Beirut Lebanon | 51 minutes

Ayana Evans/African Body Snatchers-CollaborativeAfrican Body Snatchers USA | 17 minutes
Helina Metaferia[Middle] Passage for Dreams USA | 18 minutes
Ruth PatirSleepers Israel | 16 minutes

6:00pm     Billy Clark, Jason Trucco/CultureHub All in the Mind USA | 20 minutes
6:30pm     *Avi Mograbi Between Fences France/Israel | 84 minutes
*Brian Mertes/Lake Lucille Chekhov Project I Am a Seagull US | 93 minutes


Saturday, March 3 | Segal Theatre

[LOOP]     Grzegorz JarzynaG.E.N. Poland

12:00pm   Günter Atteln/Accentus Music The Lost Paradise: Arvo Pärt/Robert Wilson US | 56 minutes
2:00pm    *Haydn Reiss/Zinc FilmsRobert Bly: A Thousand Years of Joy US | 80 minutes

Rima Najdi GRAPHIC WARNING: It is not ME it is YOU Germany/Lebanon | 2 minutes
Ergao Dance Production GroupThis is a Chicken Coop China | 17 minutes
*Rania Lee KhalilPalestinian Wildlife Series USA | 30 minutes
Tania El Khoury – Re-visiting Jarideh UK/Lebanon | 8 minutes

5:30pm    Paolo and Vittorio Taviani Caesar Must Die Italy | 77 minutes
7:00pm     Giulio BoatoTheatron | Romeo Castellucci France | 54 minutes

Program is subject to change.