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BREATH MADE VISIBLE

http://www.breathmadevisible.com/

Directed by Ruedi Gerber
2009, 80 min
NTSC, Zone 0

Featuring: Anna Halprin, Merce Cunningham, John Graham, A.A Leath.

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SHORT SYNOPSIS

BREATH MADE VISIBLE is the first feature length film about the life and career of Anna Halprin, the American dance pioneer who has helped redefine our notion of modern art with her belief in dance’s power to teach, heal, and transform at all ages of life.


This cinematic portrait blends recent interviews with counterparts such as the late Merce Cunningham, archival footage, including her establishment of the first multiracial dance company in the U.S, and excerpts of current performances such as “Parades and Changes” at
the Georges Pompidou Center in Paris, to weave a stunning, inspiring account of one of the most important cultural icons in modern dance.

BREATH MADE VISIBLE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BY ACADEMICS:

"I hope Breath Made Visible receives wide-spread viewing in colleges everywhere. I was enraptured by this remarkable film, which moved and inspired me. Breath Made Visible deepened my appreciation of Anna Halprin's work, documenting her evolution as an influential dance artist within the social context of her time,  while also illuminating her own inner journey."
- Barbara Forbes, Professor, Sarah Lawrence College

"Breath Made Visible is a beautifully intimate portrait of one of  the most influential artists and teachers of the twentieth century, Anna Halprin. The film vividly portrays her charismatic personality and her work achieves a density and cohesiveness that invites rediscovery of just how profoundly significant she has been in shaping American culture."
- Janice Ross, Professor, Drama Department. Director of Dance Division, Stanford University. President, Society of Dance History Scholars

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


audience award
mill valley film festival
locarno film festival

DanceMagazine"Best 2010 Documentary"

videoLibrarianStars" HIGHLY RECOMMENDED"
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EMRO Highly Recommended
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DVD ORDERING INFORMATION

Colleges & Universities:
$250 + $8 shipping (USA)
$250 + $18 shipping (Canada)


Community colleges, non-profit organizations,
public libraries
$150 + $8 shipping (USA)
$150 + $18 shipping (Canada)

Dance & yoga studios, private practioners:
$90 + $8 shipping (USA)
$90 + $18 shipping (Canada)

Price includes Public Performing License and Streaming Rights License for 3 years
*

*A Public Performing License grants the rights to use and screen
an Educational/ Institutional DVD to an audience of a maximum
of 50 individuals outside of the privacy of your home. Admission
must be free of charge. Additionally, the Public Performance can
only be promoted to members of the purchasing organization
and cannot be advertised to the public.
The Streaming License applies to users affiliated with your institution only. To renew your license, please contact us.

If you have any questions, plan to the show the film to a larger
audience, or plan to charge admission, please contact: jim@argotpictures.com.

 

HOW TO ORDER

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Email:

jim@argotpictures.com

Fax:

212.533.8033

Mail:

Jim Browne
Argot Pictures
484 7th Street, #2
Brooklyn, NY 11215

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