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2015  —  6 min

How does one cope with someone disappearing from their life? In Wake, each person dances a solo with the memory of the other.

Director / Choreographer: Holly Wilder

Dancers: Victoria Daylor & Gabriel Lawton

Cinematographer / Editor: Duncan Wilder

Music: Dylan Cantu & Elliott Skinner


2017 Opine Dance Film Festival

2016 DanceBARN Screendance Festival

2016 Northwest Screendance Exposition

2016 Dance Film Festival at Triskelion Arts



Dance Film Association's "Dance Film Lab" in Manhattan

Theater at the 14th St YMCA in Manhattan

Gibney Dance in Manhattan



"The dance is visceral – so much so that I felt I could nearly smell the earth – and each shot is clearly choreographed with the dance, and specifically for the camera, which is not surprising as it was both directed and choreographed by Holly Wilder. Wake is an intelligent and moving short film that is beautifully rendered." – Sarah Elgart, for Cultural Weekly || Read the full review

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