Director: Thomas Freundlich Country: Finland Genre: Dance Runtime: 9 m Block C Screening: TT Cinema 21.08 Time: 7-8.15 pm
Cold Storage is a short dance film that pays homage to the virtuoso physical performances and melancholic comedy of the classic silent screen. On a desolate arctic shore, a lonely fisherman discovers his prehistoric counterpart frozen in the ice, and thaws him out as his newfound soul brother.
Thomas Freundlich is one of the leading practitioners in Finland’s vibrantly growing independent dance film scene. Mr. Freundlich’s work ranges from dance shorts, documentary work, performance videography and 3D projects to music videos and projection design for the stage. His work has been seen at dozens of film festivals worldwide as well as broadcast TV both in Finland and internationally. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Freundlich was the co- artistic director of Finland’s Loikka dance film festival.