Tentacle Tribe Films
Crack the Cypher (2015)
Directed by filmmaker Marites Carino, Crack the Cypher is a dance-for-camera short that explores transformation, while upending perspective. Choreographed by Emmanuelle Lê Phan and Elon Höglund, the film echoes their creative evolution as breakers who, through their company Tentacle Tribe, have morphed the style into a territory they baptize ‘conceptual hip hop’, that is anchored in partnerwork inspired by earthly creatures. Soundtrack by the Afiara Quartet and Skratch Bastid.
Vanishing Points (2014)
Sucked into a choreographic time warp, conceptual hip-hop dancers intersect, collide and share fleeting moments of intimate syncronicity. By the film's end, viewers slowly realize things are not as they seem... Directed by filmmaker Marites Carino, Vanishing Points is a visual exploration of the power of momentary connection within an otherwise disconnected world. Choreographed by conceptual hip-hop dance duo Tentacle Tribe, set to an original score by composer Andrés Vial, the film subliminally perplexes viewers, and makes them think twice…
Awards: 1st Place Utah Dance Film Festival, Audience Choice Utah Dance Film Festival, Golden Glovie Best in Show Glovebox Short Film and Animation Festival
Elon & Emmanuelle (2012)
A playful, moving street art piece told through dance, based on the premise that our environment is communicating with us at all times. Inspired by the work of street artist Banksy and featuring Montreal dance artists, Elon Höglund and Emmanuelle Lê Phan.
Directed & produced by Natalie Galazka
Length: 5 min