Discussion with the filmmakers and members of the Battery Dance Company
The Museum of Modern Art, Theater 1
*Moving Stories*. 2018. USA. Directed by Rob Fruchtman. Courtesy of Rob Fruchtman

Moving Stories. 2018. USA. Directed by Rob Fruchtman. In English, Hindi, Romanian, Korean; English subtitles. 83 min.

World premiere

Six dancers from New York’s Battery Dance Company travel across the world teaching some of the most vulnerable youth about expressing themselves through movement and creativity. Addressing issues from gender violence and poverty to persecution and prejudice, these students respond in extraordinary ways as they prepare to perform in their communities after only a week of practice.

While I yet Live. 2018. USA. Directed by Maris Curran. 14 min.

North American premiere

Five acclaimed African American quilters from Gee’s Bend, Alabama, talk about love, religion, and the fight for civil rights as they continue the tradition of quilting that originally brought them together.