We are excited to announce that Telephone premiered at New York University in December of 2022 and is now screening across the country. Check back soon for the announcement of additional 2024 screenings!
Interested in booking a screening? More info here!
Telephone Film includes audio description, open captions, and American Sign Language. Please see additional accessibility information for each screening below* and feel free to email us with questions.
Ohio Dance Festival and ReelAbilities Columbus Film Festival
Friday, April 26th at 1pm ET
Ohio Dance Festival and ReelAbilities Columbus will co-present a screening of Telephone followed by a virtual Q & A with the film’s co-directors. More information coming soon.
New York University (New York, NY)
December 2nd 2022, 2-4pm ET
Co-hosted by the Dance Education Department and the Center for Disability Studies
Private, virtual screening for the NYU community, followed by a Q&A with Telephone co-directors Krishna Washburn and Heather Shaw, in conversation with NYU Steinhardt Scholar-in-Residence, author Georgina Kleege.
Leadership Network for Accessible Arts Education (Boston, MA)
January 26th 2023, 4-5:30pm ET
Private, virtual screening for members of the Leadership Network, followed by a talkback with Telephone co-directors Heather Shaw and Krishna Washburn.
Sponsored by the Berklee Institute for Accessible Arts Education.
Carrollwood Cultural Center (Tampa, FL)
February 4th 2023, 8-10pm ET
Join us at Carrollwood Cultural Center in Tampa, Florida for a screening and hybrid virtual/live Q&A with co-directors Heather Shaw and Krishna Washburn (Krishna will be joining the event via Zoom). More information and tickets available here.
EstroGenius Festival (New York, NY)
April 23rd 2023, 7pm ET (4pm PT)
EstroGenius Festival, the longest running festival celebrating the work of women and gender non-conforming artists in NYC, will host a virtual screening of Telephone, followed by a Q&A with co-directors Heather Shaw and Krishna Washburn. Sliding scale tickets available here.
Theater for the New City (New York, NY)
Tuesday, August 15th, 7pm ET
Telephone will be screened at Theater for the New City (TNC), one of New York’s leading off-Broadway theaters. This event will be held in person at TNC’s Community Theater and will be followed by a Q&A with co-directors Krishna Washburn (who will join the talkback virtually) and Heather Shaw. Tickets are available here.
Abilities Dance Boston (Boston, MA)
Sunday, September 17th, 2pm ET (11am PT)
Abilities Dance Boston (ADB) will host a virtual screening of Telephone, followed by a Q&A with co-directors Heather Shaw and Krishna Washburn in conversation with ADB Artistic Director Ellice Patterson. More information and tickets here.
San Francisco Dance Film Festival (San Francisco, CA)
Streaming on ODC Connect October 5th-15th
Telephone has been selected to be a part of SFDFF’s 14th annual Festival. From September 22 – October 15, international and locally produced dance films will be featured in various San Francisco theaters and streamed online. Telephone will be streamed internationally as part of the festival on ODC Connect, more information here.
Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ)
Wednesday, October 11th, 12pm – 1:30pm ET
Hybrid Live/Virtual Screening
As a part of October Disability Awareness Month, the Mason Gross Dance Department at Rutgers University will host a screening of Telephone, followed by a Q&A with co-directors Heather Shaw and Krishna Washburn (who will both join the event via Zoom).
Students and faculty of Rutgers University will gather live in person, with a virtual component of the event being open to the public, with registration here.
If you have any accessibility issues with the form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Mill Valley Film Festival (San Rafael, CA)
Saturday, October 14th, 10:30am PT
Smith Rafael Film Center
Presented by CA Film Institute, the Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF) showcases the best of international independent and studio film. We are excited to announce that Telephone has been selected to be a part of MVFF46.
The October 14th screening of Telephone will include a pre-recorded panel discussion, “Accessibility in Exhibition”, which will include co-director Krishna Washburn. Co-director Heather Shaw will be in-person for a post-screening discussion. Free tickets and information can be found here.
Mill Valley Film Festival (Mill Valley, CA)
Streaming online October 16th-22nd
In addition to the October 14th live screening, Telephone will be streamed online as part of Mill Valley Film Festival. Details and information here (select CAFILM Streaming option at checkout).
University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
Asynchronous viewing window in October
Students of Patrick McKelvey’s class “Disability and Performance” (part of University of Pittsburgh’s new Disability Studies Certificate Program) will have private viewing access to Telephone Film as part of their course curriculum.
Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
Tuesday, October 24th, 5pm – 6:30pm ET
The Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, CFA 111
Carnegie Mellon University will host an in-person screening of Telephone, followed by a Q&A with co-directors Heather Shaw and Krishna Washburn (who will both join the event via Zoom) in conversation with Georgina Kleege, Professor Emerita of English at the University of California, Berkeley and Whitney Laemmli, Department of History, Carnegie Mellon University.
More information here.
This screening is co-sponsored by the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry and brought to campus as part of the Borderlines “Body Doubles” project.
New Museum Los Gatos in partnership with Los Gatos Library (Los Gatos, CA)
Sunday, November 5th, 2pm-3:30pm PT
Los Gatos Library, Technology Lab
Join us at the Los Gatos Library, in partnership with New Museum Los Gatos, to view Telephone, followed by a talkback with the co-directors, Heather Shaw and Krishna Washburn (Krishna will join the event virtually). Tickets are free but registration is encouraged as space is limited. More information here.
This screening of Telephone Film has been made possible by a grant from the Town of Los Gatos.
Movement Research (New York, NY)
Wednesday, November 15th, 6:30pm ET (3:30pm PT)
New York organization Movement Research, one of the world’s leading laboratories for the investigation of dance and movement-based forms, will host a virtual screening of Telephone, followed by a Q&A with co-directors Heather Shaw and Krishna Washburn. Register here. If you encounter any accessibility issues while registering, please email email@example.com.
Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema (Boulder, CO)
Streaming for Colorado viewers from Nov 27th – Dec 17th
Sans Souci (featured in Dance Magazine) is a dance film festival connecting filmmakers with audiences around the world. We are excited to announce that Telephone has been selected to be a part of the 20th anniversary festival season. Telephone will be streamed (restricted to viewers in Colorado) through Sans Souci from November 27th – December 17th.
Carleton College (Northfield, Minnesota)
Wednesday, January 17th at 6pm CT
Private screening for students of the class “History of Performance and Body Art” at Carleton College, followed by a Q & A with Telephone co-directors.