Written and directed by Christopher Allen
Awards: Indie Short Fest : Best First Time Director, Best Screen Dance Short / Experimental Dance and Music Film Festival 2020: Best Dance Film
Official Selection: Portland Film Festival / Rome Prisma Awards / New York International Film Awards / Gold Movie Awards, London / In/Motion Chicago’s International Dance Film Festival / Miami Short Awards / Jelly Film Festival
NIOBE, a weary traveler from an unknown land, carries with her only the pain and suffering of all the people she has encountered along the road. Niobe arrives at an impassable wall, an unavoidable stop. She uncontrollably begins to release the held sadness that she has collected.
The communal tears start flowing through Niobe. She becomes submerged in the tears of humankind. The water that at first was drowning her, begins to cleanse. With renewed strength, she reemerges.
Writer | Director: Christopher Allen
Director of Photography: Michael Elias Thomas
NIOBE | Choreographer: Himerria Wortham
Editor: Adam Larsen
1st Assistant Camera: Daniel Waynick
Costume Design: Zoe Johnson