Documentary, 42 min. Directed and Produced by Zuzka Kurtz and Geoffrey Hug
Struggling financially, 5 NYC dancers respond to a Craigslist ad offering large amounts of money to women for shaving their heads. The film focuses on Cori, a dancer whose unusual childhood comes into play as the women's relationship with the men evolves with surprising results. The first film from NYC-based director Zuzka Kurtz, Blade #1 was produced, shot, and edited in Brooklyn. Cori Kresge, the main subject, is a Brooklynite as are most of the dancers featured. The film was produced by the Brooklyn studio, Oscillating Pictures using an entirely local, Brooklyn-based crew.
WINNER: Best Short Documentary - The 2015 Art of Brooklyn Film Festival (World Premiere)
WINNER: Best Feature Documentary - 2015 NYLA International Film Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION: 2015 NYC Independent Film Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION: 2015 Time and Space Ltd.
OFFICIAL SELECTION: 2015 Milan International Film Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION: 2015 Time and Space TSL
OFFICIAL SELECTION: 2015 Roma Cinema DOC