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A poster promoting the 2022 Moving Body Moving Image festival featuring a silhouette of a person on crutches against a yellow background

The Moving Body–Moving Image Biennial Festival gives voice to social and social justice themes in the hybrid form off dance filming, known as ScreenDance. The Festival was founded in 2018 by Gabri Christa, who is also the curator. 

The third edition of the Moving Body–Moving Image Festival focuses on the MOVING BODY with DISABILITIES and its representation on Screen, and will take place in Spring 2022. The hybrid festival features film screenings, installations, a panel and guest speakers and takes place on-line and at Barnard College of Columbia University in NYC.

The Festival will have 3 parts:

  • March 28th-April 3rd: Live Installation at the Barnard College Movement Lab (no tickets required -- drop in only)
  • April 3rd: Main Live Screening Event at Barnard College (tickets required)
  • April 4th-April 11th: Online Screening access to all Festival films on the Moving Body-Moving Image Festival website (no tickets required)



A poster for the Moving Body Moving Image Festival 2020 featuring a hand in front of a wood grain background

Thank you for helping make the 2020 Festival such an overwhelming success! We reconfigured this second edition to be a virtual event in the hopes of ensuring equitable participation and some continuity in times of quarantine. We are thrilled to have been able to reach more people than ever with 11,231 Festival Page visits and 5,265 film views from a total of 61 different countries. See the 2020 Festival Report

On our official Moving Body-Moving Image website you can still access the 2020 Festival's program, VR projects, guest speaker conversation, and resources on Aging & Othering, although the exclusive film viewing access is now closed.  You can find the Official Film Selection, guest speaker and touring info below under 2020 Festival.