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Rite of Passage
This film is presented during the event La Nuit de la danse on March 18, 2022 at Théâtre Outremont.

A man enters a passage and must choose to accept either the persistence of time or the will of nature. Through choreography and improvised movements, this short film is a playful meditation on the body, space, and the present moment. The film was shot for Cinemovement Laboratory VI: Solo in Studio Plesungan, an art space run by Indonesian artist Melati Suryodarmo in northern Solo, Indonesia.
Other festivals:
Athens International Film and Video Festival, United States (2021)
San Francisco Dance Film Festival, United States (2021)
Asian Film Archive’s Singapore Shorts, Singapore (2021)
Minikino Film Week Bali International Short Film Festival, Indonesia (2021)
Director Olivia Griselda, Olivia Griselda
Director of Photography Keng-U Lao
Choreography Anang Setiawan, Jocelyn Chng
Artists Anang Setiawan
Sound Heather Andrews

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Olivia Griselda

Olivia Griselda

Olivia Griselda is a Singapore-based, Indonesia-born writer and director. She most recently directed the experimental dance short film Rite of Passage, which is an official selection at Athens International Film and Video Festival (USA) 2021 and San Francisco Dance Film Festival 2021. She directed, wrote, and produced the romantic comedy short film Just Because We’re Friends, which premiered in Minikino Film Week’s Bali International Short Film Festival 2019. Over the last six years, she has worked on publicity and digital marketing campaigns for BBC StoryWorks and Asian Food Channel. Olivia graduated from Singapore Management University, majoring in marketing and psychology. Besides filmmaking, she has recently been doing stand-up comedy.

Biographical notes provided by the film production team
Rite of Passage (2020)
Just Because We’re Friends (2018)

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