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Summary:A look at dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jones's highly acclaimed dance: Still/Here. At workshops around the country, people facing life-threatening illnesses are asked to remember the highs and lows of their lives, and even imagine their own deaths. They then transform these feelings into expressive movement, which Jones incorporates into the dance Still/Here. Jones demonstrates the movements of his life story: his first encounter with white people, confusion over his sexuality, his partner Arnie Zane's untimely death from AIDS, and Jones's own HIV status.
Contributor:Jones, Bill T
Moyers, Bill D
Markowitz, Alice
Grubin, David
Provider:David Grubin Productions
Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane and Company
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Modern dance
Choreography
Still/Here (Choreographic work : Jones)
Jones, Bill T
Credits:Danced by The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. Cinematography, Joel Shapiro and Don Lenzer ; edited by Geof Bartz ; music & lyrics for Still / by Kenneth Frazelle ; sung by Odetta. Music for Here / composed and arranged by Vernon Reid.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Dance
Performing Arts
Collection:Films@UM
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