Re: Research dance film

Richard Povall (
Sun, 26 Apr 1998 09:33:37 -0400

>Hi to all of you,
>Tuesday 21 April 1998 I wrote:
>"Hi to all of you!
> At the moment I'm doing research for the production of a dance film.
> Our aim is, to fully integrate dance and the medium film. Surely not
> an easy enterprise!
> I was wondering, are there existing dance films or web sites I
> defenitely should look at?
> Thanks for helping me!"

Many of the PBS Video series, "Alive from Off Center" are models of
collaboration between a filmmaker and dancemaker. Most of these were shot
and edited on video, not film, but a surprising number of this series were
stunning in their use of the medium. Some may be available through
libraries, and I believe they are also available for rental (within the US


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