Private Project

Water on Stone

Like water on stone, mourning seeps in, softening, eroding, consuming old enmities and guiding a woman along the transformative precipice of grief. What is released, what remains and what will follow?

  • Nancy Allison
    Director
    Hamadryad, Marmo
  • Laura Boato
    Director
    Marmo
  • Nancy Allison
    Writer
    Hamadryad, Marmo
  • Laura Boato
    Writer
    Marmo
  • Nancy Allison
    Producer
    Hamadryad, Marmo
  • Nancy Allison
    Key Cast
  • Bottega Baltazar
    Music
    Marmo, Come un Uomo sulla Terra, Il Sangue Verde, La Prima Neve
  • Fiorenzo Zancan
    Editor
  • Luca Fortini
    Director of Photography
    Marmo
  • Simone Verona
    Director of Photography
    Marmo
  • Luca Fortini
    Camera
    Marmo
  • Simone Verona
    Camera
    Marmo
  • Film Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Genres:
    Drama, Dance, Experimental, Women
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 22 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 2, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    Italy
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • IndieFEST
    LaJolla, California
    United States
    February 9, 2018
    Award of Recognition/Experimental and Short Films
  • IDACO/nyc
    New York, NY
    United States
    May 24, 2018
    North American Premiere
    Official Selection
  • 16th Internationales Festival Zeichen der Nacht
    Berlin
    Germany
    April 7, 2018
    World premiere
    Official Selection
  • 16 Festival Internazionale Festival Segni della Notte
    Urbino
    Italy
    April 14, 2018
    Italian premiere
    Official Selection
  • International Independent Film Awards
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    Silver Award /Experimental Film
  • Screendance: [POSITIONING]
    Valletta
    Malta
    July 7, 2018
    Malta Premiere
    Official Selection
  • 12th São Carlos Videodance Festival
    São Carlos, São Paolo
    Brazil
    October 17, 2018
    South American Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Festival Cinemistica
    Granada
    Spain
    November 10, 2018
    Spanish premiere
    Official Selection
  • Cava
    Versiglia
    Italy
    July 28, 2018
    Official Selection
  • Experimental Forum
    Los Angeles
    United States
    August 12, 2018
    Honorable Mention
  • Festival del Cinema Castel Volturno
    Castel Volturno
    Italy
    December 11, 2018
    Official Selection
  • Winter Apricots
    Prilep
    Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of
    December 14, 2018
    Macedonian Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Borrego Springs Film Festival
    Borrego Springs
    United States
    January 21, 2019
    California premiere
    Official Selection
  • Virgin Spring Cine Fest
    Calcutta
    India
    December 14, 2018
    Indian Premiere
    Honorary Mention/Women's Film
  • Chambal International Film Festival
    Kota, Rajasthan
    India
    January 12, 2019
    Rajasthani premiere
    Official Selection
  • Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival
    Muskogee, OK
    United States
    April 24, 2019
    Oklahoma Premiere
    Winner:Best Micro-Short/Arts Focus
Distributor Information
  • Nancy Allison
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Nancy Allison, Laura Boato

NANCY ALLISON is a New York-based dancer, choreographer, filmmaker and educator. Her first film, "Hamadryad" received an Award of Merit from IndieFEST (LaJolla, CA, 2015) and the Best Hawaii Film (2015) from Honolulu Film Awards and was an official selection at film festivals around the world including Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Dance on Camera Festival (2015), Mykonos Biennale (2016) and the International Festival of Films on Art (Montréal, 2016). Her second film, "Marmo" received an Award of Merit from IndieFest (2016) and First Prize in Videoarte from the Videoconcourso Francesco Pasinetti in Venice and has screened as an Official Selection at festivals throughout the world including the Venice International Film Festival (2017), Signes de la Nuit (Paris, 2017), Trans(mit): Movement in Film Festival (London, 2017), Toronto Short Film Festival (2018) and NYC Independent Film Festival (2018). Her choreography has been presented by the Athens Festival (GREECE), House of Composers (Moscow, RUSSIA) Lincoln Center Out-of -Doors Festival, Baltimore Museum of Art (Baltimore, MD /USA), Blossom Music Festival (Cleveland, OH/USA) and Artquake (Portland, OR/USA) among others. A Certified Movement Analyst, she has taught at New York University, Laban-Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies (LIMS/NY), Les Grands Ballets Canadiens (Montréal, CANADA) and in Italy at Università di Venezia/Ca’ Foscari, Centro Teatro di Ricerca and INDACO (Indomite Incursioni di Danza e Arte Contemporanea) in collaboration with Danza Venezia.

LAURA BOATO is a Venetian-based choreographer, filmmaker and educator. She was a finalist for the 2010 Young Dance Author Prize from Opera Estate Festival Veneto and won First Prize at the 2015 International Orient Occident Festival for her trio, “Incarnazione”. Her choreography has been presented in Venice by La Biennale Danza, the Toni Benetton Museum, Fondamenta, Nova and Teatro Goldoni and by Lavanderia a Vapore di Turino, Vascello di Roma, Teatro Comunale in Vicenza, MART in Rovereto and Elfo Puccini in Milan. “Marmo”, her first collaboration with Nancy Allison won an Award of Merit from Indie Fest (La Jolla, CA), First Prize in Videoart from Videoconcourso Francesco Pasinetti and was screened at the 74th Venice International Film Festival. Since 2002 she has been the founder and director of Labratorio Danza Contemporanea di Laura Boato in Mogliano and the creator and artistic director of the innovative Festival A Piede Libero.

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