the rethink dance film festival

The Rethink Dance Film Festival showcases artist in front of and behind the camera working to challenge the traditional structures of choreographic storytelling and artistic expression. Through art, the work of choreographers, dancers and filmmakers should inspire our communities to discover our shared humanity. Films in the festival reflect the beauty and synchronicity between the choreography of dance with the choreography of cinematography.

The Rethink Dance Film Festival is a partnership between the Rethink Dance Company and The Human Family.

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submit your films

We are currently accepting submissions for the 2019 Rethink Dance Film Festival. Submit your work before midnight, July 31 to take advantage of Regular Submission Rates.

#RTDFF19 Regular Submission Deadline








Fargo, North Dakota

Tuesday, October 8

Join us at the historic Fargo Theatre in Fargo on Tuesday, October 8. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Screenings begin at 7:00. Join our mailing list for the latest information about festival.
Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door General Admission | $3 for Students and Seniors 55+


Inaugural festival celebrates ‘shared humanity’ of dance, film

    Inaugural festival celebrates 'shared humanity' of dance, film The following article was aired and posted online on the InForum on October 15, 2018. You can find the original article online here.  By Chelsey Engelhard Ewen, The Arts Partnership FARGO —...

2018 Rethink Dance Film Festival Program Announced

2018 Rethink Dance Film Festival Program Announced We're excited to announce the official Jury selections for the 2018 Rethink Dance Film Festival. 20 incredible dance/film fusion works from artist from 8 different countries will be screened at the festival. Rise...

David Triptow Joins Rethink Dance Film Festival Jury

    David Triptow joins rethink dance film festival jury We're excited to introduce David Triptow, one of our Jury Members for the 2018 Rethink Dance Film Festival. David Triptow is a native of Fargo, ND and began his dance training at the age of 14,...

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