22 min, digital video, 2017
Home Exercises is a short dancefilm and hybrid documentary investigating the gestural habits and choreographies of aging individuals in their homes.
Directed and Edited by Sarah Friedland. Produced by Rachel Balaban, Sarah Friedland, and Gabe C. Elder. Cinematography by Gabe C Elder. Sound Design by Assaf Gidron. Production Design by Stephanie Osin Cohen. Title Design by Kirstin Huber. Gaffer, Leon Izsak. Colorist, Jessie Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli.
Funded in part by a grant from the Rhode Island State Council of the Arts/NEA and by the Dance Films Association.
Screenings: New Directors/New Films, BAMcinématek, Sharjah Film Platform @ Sharjah Art Foundation, Movies by Movers @ American Dance Festival, International Festival of Arts & Ideas New Haven with the Neighborhood Music School and Mark Morris Dance Group, FEST New Directors/New Films (awarded Silver Lynx for Best Experimental Film), Montclair Film Festival, Working Title Festival (Special Jury Mention for Experimental Short Film) , Diametrale, Festival Ciné Corps Paris, Athens Videodance Project, Cucalorus Festival, The IMAGINE Festival: Film, Technology, and the Body in Action, HOME @ Collar Works gallery, Nitehawk Cinema, Biblioteca Castilla-La Manca, and Festival of Recorded Movement.