Slow Down Time is a docu-short that highlights the lives of eight individual dancers in Los Angeles during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Following strict social distancing guidelines and filmed by a three person quarantine-crew, the film captures the artists’ reactions and experiences when forced to stop and slow down time.

SLOW DOWN TIME is directed by Joel Kazuo Knoernschild and features an original score by musician, Julianna Barwick.

Featured on KCET's "Southland Sessions" on August 26th, 2020.

Dancers & Words by:
Jasmine Albuquerque
Gregory Barnett
Reshma Gajjar
Jamila Glass
Sara Jane Gould
Katie Malia
Nadine Olmo
Nicholas Slick Stewart

Director / Editor: Joel Kazuo Knoernschild
Producer: Katie Malia
Director of Photography: Randy Wedick
Sound Mix: Ben Babbitt
Original Score: Julianna Barwick

Angenieux Optimo Primes provided by Band Pro Film & Digital.

Special Thank You:
All the dancers and their families who helped make this project possible. Evan Mui.

All dancers filmed from a distance wearing PPE. All vocals recorded remotely.