Directors: Alexia Oldini and Steven Gray
United States, 2022, 2 min
Genres:Action, Dance, Sports
Crew:Writer: Martha Graham. Producers: Alexia Oldini, Steven Gray. Cinematographer: Steven Gray, James Lamberg; Narration: Martha Graham; Music: Philip Glass
This experimental documentary short merges meditations on dance from choreographer Martha Graham with music by composer Philip Glass and video featuring Professional Bull Rider/Modern Dancer Ouncie Mitchell, at the 2022 Oakley Rodeo in Oakley, UT.
Director's Award: Thomas Edison Film Festival
Opening Film: Athens International Film & Video Festival
Opening Film: Filmfort (Treefort Music Festival)
Cinequest Film & VR Festival
Lone Star Film Festival
Durango Independent Film Festival
Montana Film Festival
SENE Film Festival
About the directors
Alexia Oldini - Alexia Oldini & Steven Gray are Utah based filmmakers and visual artists. Their narrative, documentary, political and experimental short films have won awards nationally and internationally. Their newest project, ‘Bull Rider’, is an experimental documentary short featuring Professional Bull Rider Ouncie Mitchell at the Oakely Rodeo in Oakley, Utah.
Steven Gray -
This project emerged out of a passion for dance, rodeo and the minimalist music of Philip Glass. We hope that by juxtaposing very different creative and athletic mediums we can learn more about both.