Set amidst Berlin’s industrial rubble, the exterior and interior

worlds of a girl are woven together on the thread of a dance.

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This work is currently available. Email deadbirdmovement@gmail.com to book a screening.

To learn more about "Left and Leaving" see the official site.

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Screenings:

2009:

- All City Coffee (Seattle, WA)

- 85 South Hanford (Seattle, WA)

*part of Dead Bird Movement's

"Dead Bird Double Feature"

2010:

- Northwest Film Forum (Seattle, WA)

2011:

- FRED Wildlife Refuge (Seattle, WA)

Credits:

- Concept, Choreography, & Direction: Jessie

Smith

- Performer: Jessie Smith

- Director of Photography: Ben Kasulke

- Music: Jherek Bischoff

- Editing & Costume Design: Jessie Smith

- Photos: Ben Kasulke

Reviews:

- "Jessie Smith is a tough young bird"

by Brendan Kiley of The Stranger

- "Anatomy of a Scene"

by Adrian MacDonald of On Screen Magazine

Funded & supported in part by:

- 4Culture, Individual Projects Grant

- Artist Trust, GAP Grant

- Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs,

smART ventures Grant

- Bossak/Heilbron Charitable Foundation

- 911 Media Arts Center

- Northwest Film Forum