Mother Godde—A Ritual of Lament

A journey into pain and loss through the eyes of the divine, which explores the concept of divinity as undeniably feminine and as a grief-stricken parent. This exploration of heartbreak is illustrated by a lone figure performing a solitary ritual in the barren desert.

Level Ground Film Festival 2014 Official Selection

Featuring Tanja David
Music: Scott Arany, Britta K & Rainbow Underhill
Wardrobe Design: Amanda Bear
Makeup Design: Heather Dappolonia
Director & Photographer: H. Leslie Foster II
Producers: H. Leslie Foster II & Scott Arany

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Interim Ignis—A Ritual of Cleansing

A dance of divine identity and action in this strange and beautiful rite of cleansing. Godde separate from Godde is inevitably, magnetically pulled back into union and embrace. Two dancers and a drummer meet within an isolated, abandoned warehouse space to perform a fiery ritual.

Featuring BENJAMIN TAYLOR, ERIC DYRHSEN & DAVID “HAMBONE” RAVEN
Music: Scott Arany
Choreography: Angelina Prendergast
Wardrobe Design: Amanda Bear
Camera Operator: Kathryn Brillhart
Fire Effects Tech: Charis Danger
Director & Photographer: H. Leslie Foster II
Producers: Scott Arany & Heather Dappolonia

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Bloddkin—A Ritual of Hope

One sister tends the flames, exploring with delight. One sister consumed with hope, bound and weighed down. Godde hoping against hope; captivated by beautiful potential.

Featuring ANGELINA PRENDERGAST & POONAM BASU
Music: Scott Arany & Britta K
Choreography: Angelina Prendergast & Poonam Basu
Wardrobe Design: Heather Dappolonia
Makeup Design: Jodi Walsh
Grip: Tanuja Goulet
Director & Photographer: H. Leslie Foster II
Producers: Scott Arany & Heather Dappolonia

Coming Soon. In post-production.

Wasserstille—A Ritual of Rest

A gentle dance between the divine and nature, celebrating the body and the beauty of rest. An exploration of fluidity and of identity beyond binaries. Equipped with a mossy censor, a dancer moves gently through stunning natural landscapes, celebrating the deep beauty of earth, of their body, and of finding perfect rest.

Featuring JODI WALSH
Music: Scott Arany, Dannon Rampton &Brian Lauritzen
Makeup Design: Jodi Walsh
Mist Effects Tech: Scott Arany
Director & Photographer: H. Leslie Foster II
Producers: Scott Arany & Heather Dappolonia

Coming Soon. In post-production.

A Ritual of Feasting

A celebration of divinity as joyful, diverse and communal. Bursting from a forest, the divine—personified by five people—races joyfully through a meadow. They find themselves at an ancient lake, where they share a ritualistic communion, moving in rhythm and harmony with each other.

Featuring Teresa Biter, Meghan Cox, Teri Gamble, Stephanie Godinez & Dennis Hill
Catering & Assistant to the Director: Maranatha Hay
Set Photographer: Tanya Musgrave
MAKEUP, WARDROBE & HAIR: Heather Dappolonia
Camera operator: Adam Buck
Director: H. Leslie Foster II

Coming Soon. In post-production.

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