If the Dancer Dances
Directed by Maia Wechsler
If the Dancer Dances
IF THE DANCER DANCES invites viewers into the intimate world of the dance studio. Stephen Petronio, one of today's leading dance-makers, is determined to help his dancers breathe new life into RainForest (1968), an iconic work by the legendary choreographer Merce Cunningham. With help from three members of the former Cunningham company, the film tracks Petronio's dancers as they strive to re-stage this great work, revealing what it takes to keep a dance - and a legacy - alive. Timed to coincide with Cunningham's centennial, IF THE DANCER DANCES is the first documentary on the subject of Cunningham's work since his passing in 2009.
"When you’re making a film with this subject... you’re walking into mined territory. But as artists, we felt, and w…' https://t.co/TVs6XHNsJG'
"Honors the staunch conviction and introversion of Benedetta Barzini, who shunned Warhol celebrity for political so…' https://t.co/DpSFQeFt9c'
RT' @DVDBeaver': OUT TUESDAY IN THE US: Unashamed: A Romance / Elysia (Valley Of The Nude)(Forbidden Fruit: Golden Age Exploitation Picture V…
RT' @Reckless_Edit': "The lens is the enemy," says supermodel Benedetta Barzini. A delight to review THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MY MOTHER, a moving…
"Both THE CRIMINAL and ACCIDENT benefit immensely from Joseph Losey’s outsider perspective on the class hierarchies…' https://t.co/EW7Htmwiil'
RT' @DairyArts': Showing this week in Boedecker Cinema: Beanpole - Filmed with impressive skill and brought to life by unforgettable performa…
RT' @DVDBeaver': OUT TUESDAY IN THE US: René Clément's "And Hope to Die" Blu-ray - Robert Ryan' @KinoLorber' US:' https://t.co/Ds0P1NzUS3' CAN: h…
RT' @DVDBeaver': OUT TUESDAY IN THE US: René Clément's "The Deadly Trap" Blu-ray - Faye Dunaway' @KinoLorber' US:' https://t.co/NYISmpM1WF' CAN:…
RT' @DVDBeaver': OUT TUESDAY IN THE US: Claude Chabrol's "Line of Demarcation" Blu-ray Jean Seberg' @KinoLorber' US:' https://t.co/An6V0hhco6' CA…
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 212-629-6880.