Can't Nobody Hide
BLOCK G | Homecoming
Friday, March 24 | 7 - 9 PM
Winthrop University | Dina's Place at the DiGiorgio Campus Center
Screenings & Awards
International Screendance Festival of Chile FIVC • Multiplié Dance Film • DANCE@30FPS • Underexposed Film Festival yc
Cast & Crew
EXPERIMENTAL | 2022 | 3 min. 30 sec.
SUGGESTED RATING | G
COUNTRY | United States
LANGUAGE | English
PRODUCER | John Williams
DIRECTOR | John Williams
CAST | Eninja, Joyntz Scott
“Can’t Nobody Hide” is the second film in a two-film series set to American Gospel Blues from the 1930s. Each film features ENinja and Joyntz from the dance crew Turf Feinz in Oakland, California. The films include, “Black Train is Coming” and “Can’t Nobody Hide”. Music by Blind Willie Johnson, "Can't Nobody Hide from God".
About the Director
John T. Williams is an award-winning, screen-dance filmmaker. He created his first dance film in 1985 as a film student at San Francisco State University Film School, where he received his BA in Film Production. He also wrote, produced, and directed four stage ballets featuring dancers from the San Francisco Ballet, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, and Oakland Ballet. His dance films have been presented in over 140 film festivals throughout South America, Western and Eastern Europe, Russia, Asia, and the United States and received several awards for “Best Experimental Film,” “Grand Jury Award,” “Best of Festival,” “Best Director,” “Best Film,” and many others.
His film, “Black Train is Coming” was presented in a lecture at the joint conference of Society of Dance History Scholars/Congress of Research on Dance at UC Riverside and is also included in The ReelDance Moving Image Collection archive at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia for cultural research and curricula in dance and film studies. The film is also part of an ongoing museum installation at Museo de Trajes in Bogota, Colombia.