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Cathy Marston returns to performing, poetry and dance entwine in Wales and the Akram Khan Company inspires mass movement in the best short films to view at home

Amid lockdown frustration last summer, acclaimed choreographer Cathy Marston had no dance companies to make movement for, so she created some for herself instead and performed for the first time in 15 years. Drift was filmed by the River Aare, near Marston’s home in Switzerland. Balancing on fallen trees or calf-deep in the water, moving meditatively to a specially composed score by regular collaborator Philip Feeney, she offers a welcome retreat from the current world.

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