ACMI commission: Stuck in the Middle With You. By Matthew Bate and Gideon Obarzanek. Image supplied.
Filmmaker Matthew Bate and choreographer Gideon Obarzanek started their collaboration with a straight-forward narrative: a widower who takes up Latin ballroom classes as a way of working through his grief.
‘It was the most simple story and over that we wanted to see how far we could push the form,’ said Bate.