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When R U Coming Back Home | a dance film

Length 10 min

During the last 2 years, our “physical” home became the center of our life; We worked in it, hid inside, secluded, argued, screamed, and laughed. 

Sometimes we forget that we can, for a moment, return to “us”, to our own private home, to our bodies.

We moved away from it, returned, remembered that it included everything inside, and wherever we went,

it went with us, the soundbox of emotions, feelings, and memories.

In a fascinating cooperation with 4 dancers, in 4 different countries, each one located in his private home,

we tried to understand the connection between the house we live in, the 4 walls, and the hall that is our body.

We asked questions, toured with our camera, and visited each other’s home, trying to learn and get to know one another through the various rooms, habits, and yearnings. Tried to understand what everyone is longing for while being in his own home

Choreography: Dafi Altabeb

Collaborator dancers: London Brisin, Can Wang, Maya LaLiberté,Steven James Rodríguez Velez

​Film: Nini Moshe

Original music: Yoav Ilan

Production: London Brison

International Communication: Katherina Vasiliadis 

When Are You Coming Back Home by Dafi Altabeb was commissioned and presented by ADF with support from the Office of Cultural Affairs, Consulate General of Israel in New York and the Consulate General of Israel to the Southeast USA. Additional support is provided by the Doris Duke / SHS Foundation Award for New Works. 

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