Anna, Dance Film
About This Project

„Bumelant“ (En. “The Slacker”, 8’06, Poland, UK 2009) was created from the childhood memory of the time in which communism was buried together with the beloved hamster. It is an image of the director’s generation seen from the perspective of the Slacker, a popular character known from propaganda posters. It is as if we were watching his dream about the end of communism, which in reality came true.

“Bumelant” has toured internationally screening at video dance, video art and film festivals.

Official selection:
-17e Festival International d’Art Video de Casablanca, Maroc, 15-20 Mars 2010
– Loikka festival in Helsinki, Finland, 25th – 27th of March 2010
– 23rd Singapore International Film Festival, the Dance: Movement in Film programme, Singapore, 15-24 April 2010
– International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy, France, April 19-24 2010
– MOVES10: Framing Motion, Liverpool & UK, 21-25 April 2010
– Athens Video Art Festival, Greece, 7- 9 May 2010
– Napolidanza, 17th International Festival of Videodance, Italy, 14-15 May 2010
– Dance Camera West Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA, 4-5 June 2010
– IV Mostra International de Videodanca de Sao Carlos, Brasil, 19-20 August 2010
– Fresh Film Fest, Prague, Czech Republic, 25-29 August 2010
– the dancescreen 2010-catalogue and of the video-library during the festival “dancescreen at Cinedans 2010” Amsterdam, Holland and the library of the Carina Ari Foundation in Sweden, December 2010

© Anna Bajjou 2009