Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is presenting a unique three-weekend festival celebrating the international art of dance, live and on film. The 8th Annual Modern Dance Festival at The Modern opens 8pm tonight with a performance of CD/FW Dance Exchange: A Choreographer’s Showcase featuring Contemporary Dance Fort Worth.
The movie half of the festival is called Let’s Dance! and offers award winning shorts, features, and documentaries from the 2011 edition of Lincoln Center’s annual Dance on Camera Festival. Let’s Dance! opens 6pm tonight with screenings of The Last Tightrope Dancer in Armenia (2009), Ebony Goddess (2009), and selected shorts.