FIGURE

About

An experimental film about boys growing up without fathers utilizing a fusion of theatre and hip hop dance.

Screens with

2018 Program

OPENING NIGHT PROGRAM--REFUGE

Friday, November 2, 2018--7:00 PM

Country

United Kingdom

Genre

Experimental/Dance

Year

2018

Runtime

5 min

Language

No dialogue

Subtitles

No subtitles

Credits

Director/Choreographer

Lanre Malaolu

Producers

Lorna Nickson Brown

Lanre Malaolu

Music

Mau Loseto

Cinematography

Monika Jastzebska

Costumes

Jovana Gospavic

CAST

Lanre Malaolu

Mnabiko Ejimofor

Artist Bio

Lanre Malaolu is a choreographer and movement director based in London, UK. In 2016, he was chosen to be a choreographer on the inaugural OLD VIC 12; a talent group supported by the Old Vic Theatre comprised of the most exciting emerging artists in the UK. He was the choreographer and movement artist on The British Council film Dear Mr. Shakespeare which  was selected for the Sundance Film Festival 2017. As a choreographer, his work has been supported by Arts Council England, The Michael Grandage Company, The Old Vic, Sadler’s Wells and East London Dance.

FIGURE was the winner of Best Dance Short at London’s New Renaissance Film Festival, the Audience Award at Toronto’s Lights Dance Film Festival, and Best Narrative Short at London’s Hackney Shorts Film Festival.