Sarah Möller studied media culture at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Université Lumière Lyon II and the University of Potsdam. Currently she is working on a PhD-Thesis at Freie Universität Berlin.

Sarah is one of the co-directors of the international dance film festival POOL in Berlin. She is especially interested in the various ways of interweaving image and dance movement. Additionally, she has been invited as a film programmer, lecturer, and jury member for several international dance film festivals and exhibitions.

Besides Sarah is realizing own art projects.

Curated Film Programs

Lectures & Workshops

Jury activity

Exhibitions

Curated Film Programs in Cooperation with DOCK 11

2021

Film contribution for the Athens Video Dance Project, Greece

Two film programs for a Videodance Weekend at New Stage of Alexandrinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut, Russia

Film selection for Dance on Screen Graz, Austria

2020

Film selection for the Athens Video Dance Project, Athens, Greece

POOL 20 – Spring Edition
Selected dance films online at dock11-berlin.de

2019

Film program for a dance film week at Cinema Akil,
in Cooperation with the Goethe-Institut of Gulf-Region
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Film program for Dance Days Chania – Video Dance
Chania, Greece

Dances with Camera – Germany Now – Film program for the short film festival Short Waves
Poznan, Poland

Selected films for the special program Woman in Action of the Athens Video Dance Project
Athens, Greece

2018

Film program for the project Kinotanz of the National Center for Contemporary Arts Ekaterinburg
Ekaterinburg, Russia

Dance and Film in New York 1960-90, Salon Event at the studio of Douglas Dunn as part of the dance festival La MaMa Moves!
New York, USA

Film program for the dance film festival Loikka
Helsinki, Finland

2017

Film selection for the special exhibition space Tanz of the Central Library of Berlin (ZLB)
Berlin, Germany

Film program for the Bucharest International Dance Film Festival
Bucharest, Romania

2016

Film selection for the dance film festival Tanzrauschen
Wuppertal, Germany

2015

Film Program for the Romanian Architecture Annual
Bucharest, Romania

Film program for the festival SinemaDansAnkara in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut
Ankara, Turkey

2013

Film Program for the Festival de Danca
Florianopolis, Brasil

Lectures, Workshops and Teaching

2021

Dance and Film – beautiful liaisons from early cinema until today, Cinema Dance.Lab, Minsk, BLR
(online), no state funding, 25.12.2021

Arranging Movement in Film – The Cinematic Body, Workshop as part of the Athens Video Dance Project, online, 18.12.2021

Lecture and Workshop at New Stage of Alexandrinsky Theatre St. Petersburg as part of a Videodance Weekend, Title of the lecture: Zwischen Sichtbarkeit und Virtualität – Ornamente, Muster und Linien in vier Filmen der New Yorker Tanz-, Performance- und Filmavantgarde der 70er Jahre, 22.10.20121

Online Morning Class Arranging Movement in Film
April & June 2021, online

Dance for Camera – Workshop at Inter-University Centre for Dance Berlin (HZT) in cooperation with Maja Zimmerlin, Summer term 2021

Arranging Movement in Film – Filmchoreografische Verfahren, Course at Free University of Berlin, Institute of Theater Studies, Summer term 2021

2020

Workshop Arranging Movement in Film – Workshop on Filmchoreography
October & December 2020 at EDEN*****, Berlin

2018

Workshop Film-choreographic Compositions at the National Center for Contemporary Arts in Ekaterinburg, Russia

2017

Lecture within the scope of the exhibition On Site Impromptus: Dance and Moving Images in Daily Space at the Ming Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Dance and Film in New York, 1960-80, lecture at the MA study program Media Spaces, BTK – Hochschule für Gestaltung, Berlin

Film-choreographic Arrangements, lecture within the scope of a Video Dance Workshop at DOCK 11, Berlin

Jury activity

2019

Jury member for the festival Dance on Screen, Graz, Austria

Jury member for the festival Short Waves, Poznan, Polen

2017

Jury member for the festival Danc Bestias Danzantes, Chile

2015

Jury member for theBucharest International Dance Film Festival, Bucharest, Romania

Since 2015

Jury member of POOL – INTERNATIONALES TanzFilmFestival BERLIN, DOCK 11, Berlin, Germany

Exhibitions

2022

Schaukasten Berlin: Parisian Basement, Solo Exhibition

2021

Schaukasten Berlin: Eine freundliche Ausstellung, Group Exhibition

2018

Galerie Waidspeicher, Erfurt: Materealität – über Transformationen des Greifbaren, Group Exhibition

2014

Academy of the Arts, Berlin: Vertigo of Reality, Group Exhibition