In the Heart of the Cave (Nel Cuore della Caverna)

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Filmed on location in Matera, Southern Italy, a Unesco World Heritage site and European Cultural Capital for 2019. The cave town of Matera is one of the earths oldest civilizations, inhabited continuously since Neolithic times. The landscape of Matera is filled with rupestri, or cave churches, which have drawn spiritual seekers for millenia.

NY based choreographer and dancer Elaine Colandrea, whose grandparents are from the Basilicata region of Southern Italy, performs In the Heart of the Cave. She has taught Continuum in these beautifully renovated earth wombs for well over a decade.

Music: AVE – Composed by Morena Boschetto with vocals from Simona Arbizzani & Morena Boschetto.

Filmed & edited by Prue Jeffries
A Watermark Arts project – first in a series filmed in Matera in 2018.

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Wind Dances III

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A new video by Prue Jeffries, who along with composer Morena Boschetto, movement artists Simona Arbizzani & Elaine Colandrea, created Wind Dances III – a spontaneous collaboration that combined the fruits of a day off shopping trip in Venice with a windy early evening on a hillside in northern Italy after a Continuum workshop.

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they were all there, homage to my father, Max Schaefer

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This video was inspired by a dream I had shortly after my father’s death in December 1979. The background E sounds are recorded from a Continuum workshop with the late Emilie Conrad, the founder of Continuum Movement. I created the soundscape and video. It’s a meditation on death, mourning and the element of water which is fundamental to this piece as it is to all life. And most of all it’s an homage to my late father, Max Schaefer. Read More

Donny and Ursula

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By Sharon Weil

A romantic-mishap adventure about seeds, survival and the Spark of Activism.

You’ll never see the world the same again when outlaw guerilla gardeners, belly dancing feminists, gun-crazy survivalists, comic book heroes and even Mother Earth herself team up against a nefarious agribusiness giant who means to hold the world hostage by owning all her seeds. Through Love, Donny and Ursula are ignited to heroic deeds beyond their imaginations and mere neurotic existence, with some help from the mycelium and its mushroom messengers.

Donny and Ursula Save the World will incite you to action while you’re having too much fun. Sign up for the revolution. Go to:
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Emilie Conrad and Sharon Weil on Movement and Creativity

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In their full interview, Emilie Conrad, founder of Continuum, and Sharon Weil, author of “Donny and Ursula Save the World” discuss movement, creativity, trust, and heeding the call of the muse, and the writing of Sharon’s book, Donny and Ursula Save the World. (

In addition to being one of the early Continuum teachers, Sharon is also a writer. She and Emilie have collaborated on numerous writing and video projects that have presented Continuum to the public. Emilie wanted to capture on video how Sharon’s writing, and her approach to character and her complex imagination have been greatly influenced by the wonders of Continuum.

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Fougaro Nafplion

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A Greek women power trio with Nana Simopoulos on guitar, Vasso Dimitriou bass guitar, Ioanna Mitsoglou drums.  At the grand opening of Fougaro, in Nafplion October 2012.

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Sept 11 St John the Divine (video)

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A Firemen’s Memorial at the Cathedral of St John the divine.  Original composition by Nana Simopoulos called “I Will Remember You” sung in six languages and performed by artists from religious faiths from around the world. – See more here.Read More

Traveller (video)

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A glorious tour de force, an album of Lois Walden’s original songs, sung with passion and vibrancy accompanied by a collage of brilliant performers.  Lois was co-executive producer, and participated in all the arranging, mixing and production.

Lois Walden and Paul Buchanan: Everyone’s Gonna Be Saved

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