10) Modern Daydreams. (Mitchell Rose, Estados Unidos.) 16 min.
Modern Daydreams is a suite of four Chaplinesque films exploring the theme of movement engendered by day-to-day life. They are post-modern comedies with silent film sensibilities revealing much of the movement about us to be metaphors for both romance and isolation.
Direction and Editing: Mitchell Rose
Choreography: Ashley Roland & Jamey Hampton
Performers: Jamey Hampton & BodyVox dance company
Photography: C.E. Courtney
Prior to becoming a filmmaker, Mitchell Rose was a NY-based choreographer and performance artist. His company toured internationally for 15 years. Since attending The American Film Institute as a Directing Fellow, his films have won 61 film awards. The New York Times called him: “A rare and wonderful talent.” Mr. Rose is a professor of filmmaking at Ohio State University.