COME SIT STAY
Directed by Jody Oberfelder
Written by Jody Oberfelder
A man confuses his girlfriend for a dog, expecting loyalty and obedience. In this short film written and directed by Jody Oberfelder, playfulness turn to violence and fantasy leaves questions as to who is man’s best friend.
Jody Oberfelder has created eight dance films: Come Sit Stay, Head First, Duet, Chance Encounters, LineAge , Rapt, and Snew in addition to her extensive choreographic career as artistic director of Jody Oberfelder Dance Projects (JODP). Her films have been shown in InShadow, VideodanceBA (Buenos Aires) InShadow (Lisbon) the SAN DIEGO/TIJUANA DANCEonFILM FESTIVAL, DTW’s Captured Series, EDIT2008 4th International Dance Film Festival (Budapest), The Michael Fuchs Theatre at HBO, NAPOLI TEATRO FESTIVAL ITALIA", Z-in-Motion (Helsinki,) Milano Doc Festival , Montage Video Dance Festival (South Africa) Visionfest Independent Film Festival Program, DTW Captured Series, Festival Internacional de Videodanza, Dance on Camera Festival, ADF Dancing for the Camera, Dance Camera West, Moving Image Festival in Toronto. Her film Duet was awarded a Dance Film Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Silver Award at the Dance on Camera Festival, and a Jurors Choice Award from the New York Film Expo. She also creates live performances, theater, opera, installations and is the artistic director of Jody Oberfelder Dance Projects
January 28th, 8pm