Institut Ramon LLull

Marc Dueñas
17 Fleet Street,
LONDON EC4Y 1AA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 (0) 207 842 0852

Institut Ramon Llull is a consortium comprising the Government of Catalonia, the Government of the Balearic Islands, and the Barcelona City Council. Its mission is the support and promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad, in all its forms and means of expression.

From Knee to Heart, 9241, IRØN MODVM and My Big Match: screenings at San Francisco Dance Film Festival

Cinema.  San Francisco, 06/11/2019

San Francisco Dance Film Festival celebrates its landmark 10th anniversary! Celebrating a decade of reframing dance, the 2019 festival will run November 2-10 at venues across San Francisco, and include over 120 films featuring both North American and world premieres. With documentaries, live performance captures from the world's greatest stages, shorts, panels, and live performances, the festival is organized into 30 varied programs.


From Knee to Heart (De Rodillas Corazón)


Director: Susanna Barranco

Choreographer: Sol Picó

Spain, 2018, Runtime: 80 minutes

Sol Picó, from the dancer under the spotlight to her reality behind the scenes

The documentary is a portrait of the career of a famous Catalan dancer and choreographer, Sol Picó. Her work is characterized by showing a strong and brave woman who is not afraid of showing her weaknesses. The film also zooms in on the artist’s more personal side: the difficulties of growing up as a dancer, the difficulties of artistic creation and how to confront her career after turning 50.




Director: Marta Romero Coll

Choreographers: José Manuel Álvarez, Claudio Rojas

Spain, 2017, Runtime: 0:03:58

Gold and blood, the beginning and the feint, live or die, create or destroy

The figure of the indigenous and the conqueror are reunited in an island of the future to change history through the recognition of the other and the value of joint creation.




Director: Derek Pedros

Spain, 2016, Runtime: 3:46

From performing arts to acrobatic dance scenes, Derek Pedros’ video is an audiovisual masterpiece.

Barcelona based filmmaker and photographer Derek Pedros has directed this dance video with Iron Skulls Co, a group of people who share their different preferences and experiences through dance.Music by Douglas Dare and Moby. 


Kids Dance Flix

November 10, 2019 12:00 pm

Brava Theater Center

Family Friendly Programming

As a teaser for Dance Film SF’s launch of a new family dance film festival in March 2020, the festival will present a matinee program of short animated and live action dance films for young audiences.

Followed by a live performance by local kids aged 7-15 from the Nitty Dupree Studio of Dance.

Mi gran partido (My Big Match)

Directors: Ana Arjol, Claudia Serarols

Choreographer: Gerard López

Spain, 2015, Runtime: 3:36

During the daily soccer match of the kids on the playground, everybody is waiting anxiously for the ball. But when it’s Gerard ́s turn, other abilities come to light.



From Knee to Heart (De rodillas corazón)

November 6, 2019, 4:30pm

Delancey Street Screening Room

With a special appearance by Sol Picó.

Preceded by two short films from Catalonia, introduced by Choreoscope Barcelona Festival Director Loránd János.



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