CUNNINGHAM traces Merce Cunningham's artistic evolution over three decades of risk and discovery (1944–1972), from his early years as a struggling dancer in postwar New York to his emergence as one of the world’s most visionary choreographers. The film weaves together Merce's philosophies and stories, creating a visceral journey into his innovative work. A breathtaking explosion of dance, music, and never-before-seen archival material, CUNNINGHAM is a timely tribute to one of the world’s greatest modern dance artists.
3 day rental • PG • 93 min.
"Here's a dance documentary that splendidly flaunts its artistic point of view, and fittingly so."
"Jarringly beautiful...[It] succeeds as an art object in and of itself."
— The New Yorker
"Immersive and enthralling."
— Screen International