The 39th Annual Battery Dance Festival goes virtual

August 11, 2020, 12:26.00 am ET  

Photo: Aakash Odedra Company                                                            

The 39th Annual Battery Dance Festival will be offering free virtual performances from August 14-22, 2020, available online nightly 7pm - 8pm via YouTube. For more information, visit Films will remain online for ten days after their premiere.

The Battery Dance Festival brings together 52 filmed performances including 28 premieres from 19 countries. Themed evenings include World and U.S. film Premieres from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Japan and North America.  The centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which recognized the woman's right to vote, serves as a focus for a program by women choreographers.  Works that focus on Black voices in dance, the resiliency of New York City and the Festival itself and a special program celebrating India's Independence Day round out the Festival.

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