28th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
Dancing in the Light
director: Julie Petríková
original title: Dancing in the Light
country: Czech Republic
running time: 28 min.
synopsisNelson Sullivan was a prominent figure in New York's queer community in the 1980s. With a video camera that he rarely let go of, he was also a chronicler of the club scene of the time. The archival documentary draws on the rich video archive Sullivan left behind. It looks at a marginalised subculture and the life of the man sometimes described as the first vlogger.
“Should I talk to the camera like it's a person?”
biographyJulie Petríková is a student of editing at FAMU. As part of her studies, she made the short experimental film Public HARASSport (2022).
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