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Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob’s Pillow

Synopsis
Filmed at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival in Becket, Massachusetts, NEVER STAND STILL features performances and interviews with renowned dancers and choreographers Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor, Suzanne Farrell, Mark Morris, Judith Jamison and Bill Irwin as well as new innovators, and interweaves behind-the-scenes footage and rare archive material to tell the history of the festival since its creation in the 1930s by Ted Shawn.
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of release
2011
Subjects
Dance
Keywords
ballet; contemporary dance; dancers; festivals; Cunningham, Merce; jazz dance

Credits

Director
Ron Honsa
Contributor
Judith Jamison; Mark Morris; Merce Cunningham; Paul Taylor; Suzanne Farrell

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 1 NTSC
Price
$27.95
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
74 minutes
Year
2012

Distributor

Name

First Run Features

Email
info@firstrunfeatures.com
Web
http://firstrunfeatures.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
(212) 243 0600
Fax
(212) 989 7649
Address
630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 1213
New York
New York 10036
USA
Notes
First Run is a well-established US distributor specialising in independent films and is especially strong on documentaries. In addition to a home video store it has an educational/non-theatrical division supplying titles to libraries and educational institutions. The purchase of these titles includes non-theatrical Public Performance Rights. The educational catalogue is browsable by title or subject.

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