Dance & Dance Film 

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  • Dance Film

Room B

  • Panorama Special Program


21 acrobats from around the world filmed their unique movement styles, which were then layered with animation. During a time that has created distance, we’ve found a way to maintain togetherness. Plume is a full flight with clipped wings!

The artists in Plume perform in full flight underscored by the brilliant music played by noted violinist Hillary Hahn. Co-directed by Francisco Cruz and Beren D’Amico, the film features an original score by Gaelynn Lea, an American folk singer, violinist, public speaker and disability advocate, with arrangement by Steve Hackman.


Directors and Editors: Beren D’Amico and Francisco Cruz
Animation: Beren D’Amico
Artists: Tia Balacey, Kristián Mensa, Aurélien Oudot, Kevin Beverley, Joy Isabella Brown, Kaisha DW, Seirian Griffiths, Beren D’Amico, Luca “Lazylegz” Patuelli, Nic Walton, Quentin Greco, Yvonne Smink, Brin Schoellkopf, Keaton Hentoff-Killian, Sadiqua Bynum, Francisco Cruz, Mathieu Forget, Daniel Liddiard, Chernih Denis, Louis Gift, Dominic Cruz, Konrad Langer
Composer: Gaelynn Lea
Arranged By Steve Hackman and Hilary Hahn
Violin: Hilary Hahn
Mixed by Matt Hennessy

Produced by Jacob Jonas The Company
Executive Producer/Creative Director: Jacob Jonas
Producers: Jill Wilson, Emma Rosenzweig-Bock, Mathieu Wothke
Associate Producers: Joy Isabella Brown, Francisco Cruz, Steve Hackman, Emily Kikta, Rubberlegz, Anibal Sandoval, Mike Tyus, Peter Walker
In partnership with Somewhere Magazine
Co-presented by Harris Theater for Music and Dance, Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

Films.Dance in collaboration

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Directors & Editors:

Beren D’Amico @berendamico

Francisco Cruz @filmedbyfrancisco

Composer: Gaelynn Lea @gaelynnlea

Arrangement: Steve Hackman @stevehackmanmusic

Arrangement & Violin: Hilary Hahn @violincase

Producer: Jacob Jonas The Company

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Films.Dance is a global platform and creative studio for dance, founded by Jacob Jonas The Company


Jacob Jonas The Company (JJTC) is a creative company that intersects dance across mediums to make original works and initiates nontraditional collaborations.

JJTC consist of choreographers, makers, creative thinkers, cultural researchers, educators, futurists, activists, and administrators. Our work engages diverse and untapped populations, increasing the visibility of dance as an art form in Los Angeles and globally through live performance and media landscapes.

JJTC collaborated worldwide with practitioners, institutions, scientists, and technologists to support ambition ad invention across artistic fields. JJTC represents and manages artists to help push forward their talents for a wide range of projects. The company hosts community events, educational classes and workshops in order to further deepen our relationships and intellectual exchanges with people around the world.

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