Browse Titles - 17 results

African Expressive Cultures, Abidjan USA: Music, Dance, and Mobility in the Lives of Four Ivorian Immigrants
See details
written by Daniel Reed, 1963-, in African Expressive Cultures (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2016, originally published 2016), 352 page(s)
Daniel B. Reed integrates individual stories with the study of performance to understand the forces of diaspora and mobility in the lives of musicians, dancers, and mask performers originally from Côte d'Ivoire who now live in the United States. Through the lives of four Ivorian performers, Reed finds that dance...
written by Daniel Reed, 1963-, in African Expressive Cultures (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2016, originally published 2016), 352 page(s)
×
Les Almees, danseuses orientales
See details
directed by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-; produced by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-, Canal+ and Balcon Productions (Privately Published, 1989), 26 mins
Curvaceous and all dressed in lamé the oriental dancers - the Almées - always animate marriages and circumcisions. They are inspired by the stars of the oriental dance of the 40's and 50's: Samia Gamal, Tahia Carioca, Naïma Akef, etc ... Popular dancers come from all over Egypt and dream in secret to one day be...
directed by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-; produced by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-, Canal+ and Balcon Productions (Privately Published, 1989), 26 mins
×
American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i
See details
directed by Evann Siebens, fl. 2001; produced by Lisette Marie Flanary, fl. 2003, in American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i (United States: Lehua Films, 2003), 55 mins
For Hawaiians, the hula is not just a dance, but a way of life. Yet while most Americans know only the stereotypes of 'grass skirt girls' from old Hollywood movies and tourist kitsch, the revival of the ancient art of hula tells of the rich history and spirituality of Hawai'i. American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'...
directed by Evann Siebens, fl. 2001; produced by Lisette Marie Flanary, fl. 2003, in American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i (United States: Lehua Films, 2003), 55 mins
×
American Masters, Ballerina Boys
See details
directed by Martie Barylick, fl. 2021 and Chana Gazit, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Martie Barylick, fl. 2021 and Chana Gazit, fl. 1988-2017; performed by Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, in American Masters (Film Platform, 2020), 53 mins
“The Trocks” are some of the world’s most beautiful dancers—male ballerinas who take great risks to present their dazzling ballet parody. Full of beauty and fun, “Ballerina Boys” seduces viewers into facing issues of gender, inclusion, and social justice.
directed by Martie Barylick, fl. 2021 and Chana Gazit, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Martie Barylick, fl. 2021 and Chana Gazit, fl. 1988-2017; performed by Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, in American Masters (Film Platform, 2020), 53 mins
×
Common Ground: Dance and Disability
See details
produced by Jerry Joff, fl. 1990, Steve Christiansen, fl. 1979-2000 and Alito Alessi, fl. 1990; performed by Joint Forces Dance Co. (Eugene, OR: Joint Forces Dance Company, 1990), 20 mins
This video shows individuals with a variety of disabilities exploring physical movement and dance. It features people in and out of wheelchairs practicing balances and lifts and improvising movement sequences.
produced by Jerry Joff, fl. 1990, Steve Christiansen, fl. 1979-2000 and Alito Alessi, fl. 1990; performed by Joint Forces Dance Co. (Eugene, OR: Joint Forces Dance Company, 1990), 20 mins
×
Dancing, Dancing: Dancing in One World
See details
directed by Mark Obenhaus, fl. 1971-2016; composed by John Hill; produced by Stephanie Bakal, fl. 1993 and Rhoda Grauer, 1944-; performed by Raoul Trujillo, in Dancing (ArtHaus Musik), 59 mins
This program was made with dancers from the Pacific Rim Area including the United States (Afro-Americans, American Indians, and Hawaiians), Polynesia, Australia, and Indonesia. These dancers also took part in the Los Angeles Festival. Includes archival film footage.
directed by Mark Obenhaus, fl. 1971-2016; composed by John Hill; produced by Stephanie Bakal, fl. 1993 and Rhoda Grauer, 1944-; performed by Raoul Trujillo, in Dancing (ArtHaus Musik), 59 mins
×
Dancing in Jaffa
See details
written by Hilla Medalia, 1977-; directed by Hilla Medalia, 1977-; choreographed by Pierre Dulaine, 1944-; produced by Diane Nabatoff, 1956-; performed by Pierre Dulaine, 1944- (Dancing Jaffa, 2013), 1 hour 26 mins
In the city of Jaffa, strife between Jewish and Palestinian Israelis has become commonplace. The children especially are affected, segregated along religious lines that only throw fuel on the fires of animosity. But one man thinks there is a solution in an unlikely place: dance. Dancing in Jaffa follows internat...
written by Hilla Medalia, 1977-; directed by Hilla Medalia, 1977-; choreographed by Pierre Dulaine, 1944-; produced by Diane Nabatoff, 1956-; performed by Pierre Dulaine, 1944- (Dancing Jaffa, 2013), 1 hour 26 mins
×
Doubletime
See details
directed by Stephanie Johnes, fl. 2004; produced by Andrea Meditch, fl. 2005, Alexandra Johnes, fl. 1988 and Stephanie Johnes, fl. 2004, Uncle Booster and Cactus Three (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2007), 1 hour 24 mins
Jumping rope is one of the most timeless and universal forms of play. It can be found in nearly every era and on every continent. No one knows for sure where it came from - some cite ancient Egypt, other say ancient China. Double Dutch is perhaps the most well-known type. Brought to America by early Dutch settlers...
directed by Stephanie Johnes, fl. 2004; produced by Andrea Meditch, fl. 2005, Alexandra Johnes, fl. 1988 and Stephanie Johnes, fl. 2004, Uncle Booster and Cactus Three (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2007), 1 hour 24 mins
×
Economist Video, Misty Copeland: Why Ballet Has So Few Black Dancers
See details
produced by The Economist; interview by Anne McElvoy, in Economist Video (London, England: The Economist, 2020), 11 mins
Misty Copeland made history by becoming the first black female principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre. She talks to The Economist about the lack of diversity in ballet.
produced by The Economist; interview by Anne McElvoy, in Economist Video (London, England: The Economist, 2020), 11 mins
×
Forbidden City, USA
See details
directed by Arthur Dong, 1953-; produced by Arthur Dong, 1953-, DeepFocus Productions (DeepFocus Productions, 1989), 57 mins
It was the swinging 30s. The big bands of the 40s. It was San Francisco night life – Baghdad by the Bay. And the crowds were packing the nation’s premiere all-Chinese nightclub, Forbidden City. Like the Cotton Club of Harlem which featured America’s finest African American entertainers, Forbidden City gained...
directed by Arthur Dong, 1953-; produced by Arthur Dong, 1953-, DeepFocus Productions (DeepFocus Productions, 1989), 57 mins
×

Pages