Merce Cunningham: A Lifetime of Dance Dance on Film
In association with the Merce Cunningham Trust
Sun 12 May 2019
Merce Cunningham's revolutionary take on modern dance is brilliantly explained in this documentary, a fitting tribute to an extraordinary artist, which places interviews with the master, and footage of his work, front and centre.↓ Read more
€10 full price / €8 conc.
Project Arts Centre, Space Upstairs
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Sun 12 May
In 2002 the Merce Cunningham Dance Company launched the first edition of Dublin Dance Festival, providing both a contemporary and historical context for the artform. This year, the world celebrates the Merce Cunningham Centennial.
In Merce Cunningham: A Lifetime of Dance, archived dance performances are featured along with thoughtful commentary from early members of Cunningham’s dance company, dance critics and historians.
Merce Cunningham's revolutionary take on modern dance is brilliantly explained in this documentary, a fitting tribute to an extraordinary artist, which places interviews with the master, and footage of his work, front and centre.
- Director Charles Atlas
Presented as part of the international Merce Cunningham Centennial.
The Cunningham Centennial is generously supported with major funding from the Merce Cunningham Trust, the Paul L. Wattis Foundation, the Howard Gilman Foundation, the American Express Foundation and Judith Pisar.
Centennial Community Programs are supported with a major grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Additional funding has been provided by the The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Judy and Alan Fishman, Molly Davies, Myra Malkin and Barbara Pine.
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