Playing in the Rose Theatre or Rosebud Cinema
Three days of dance on film! Sat, 5/6, Wed, 5/10, Sun, 5/14
Full schedule HERE
Individual screenings $12, or $72 for all 7 screenings
MARTHA GRAHAM: A DANCER'S WORLD
Peter Glushanok, USA, 1957, 31 min.
On the 60th anniversary of this iconic dance film, we honor the incomparable Graham as a pioneer who helped shape the history of modern dance in the 20th century. In is she refers to dancers as “devine normals,” who do what the human body is capable of doing only after years of disciplined training. She speaks about her art in a grand, oracular manner. The director cuts between her dressing room and the studio where members of her company demonstrate what a Graham technique class was all about. Historian John Mueller called this “one of the most beautiful dance films ever made,” and it’s easy to see why.
REINES D'UN JOUR
Pascal Magnin, Switzerland, 1997, 25 min.
Six tumbling bodies on the mountain slopes of the Alps, caught between heaven and earth, among the cows and the villagers.
Dance on Camera Tour (or “Dance on Camera Touring Program”) is co-presented by Dance Films Association and the Film Society of Lincoln Center and receives generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information, visit www.dancefims.org. Sponsored by Madrona MindBody Institute
ABOUT DANCE ON CAMER:
Inaugurated in 1971, Dance on Camera Festival, co-presented by Dance Films Association and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, remains the longest-running dance film festival in the world, providing a platform for choreographic storytelling and creative expression, and intimate access to innovative media artists and their cinematic works.
Each February in New York City, the Festival presents feature-length documentary and narrative films, inventive short films, filmmaker panels and special events, cutting edge media and art installations, as well as engaging community and student programs. Dance Films Association and the Film Society of Lincoln Center have co-presented the Festival since 1996, hosting screenings and special events at the Walter Reade Theater, with the addition of the Film Society’s landmark state-of-the-art Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center.
The Dance on Camera Festival and Tour receives generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. For more information, visit www.dancefims.org