Dance Squared


A lively exploration of the symmetries of the square, and an attractive exercise in animation. Aimed at kids – but why waste it on them?
Canada 1962, 4 minutes

Programme Notes

A serious educational film designed to introduce young children to the properties of geometric shapes, issued with a teacher’s guide promising ‘something that every child can grasp’, along with problems too difficult to be solved by experienced mathematicians. Oh dear! Not to worry, it’s a lively, entertaining piece of animation, which even adults can enjoy.

Producer: Frank Spiller
Director, animation: René Jodoin
Music: Maurice Blackburn