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Cunningham


Directed by: Alla Kovgan


2019 | USA | 93 minutes



Screening

Friday, April 3, 2020, 7pm

Matinee

Saturday, April 4, 2020, 3pm

Screening

Saturday, April 4, 2020, 7pm



2019 marks the centenary of legendary American choreographer Merce Cunningham. This poetic film traces Merce’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 most visionary and influential choreographers worldwide. The 3D technology weaves together Merce's philosophies and stories, creating a visceral journey into the choreographer's world.     


“What Kovgan's utterly transporting film does, through a thoughtful and dynamic combination of curated material and new performances, is radiate the rapturous power of dance” - The Hollywood Reporter


“This is a good time to remember that nonfiction films can be theatrical experiences that demand to be seen on the largest screen possible.” -Variety