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Martha Graham Dance on Film (The Criterion Collection)
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Very enjoyable either as an expert or as a beginner.
The DVD is conveniently broken up into different chapters. Some document Graham's life; others are recordings of her dances and film productions she's made with her company and film industry colleagues. I watch my favorite chapter, "A Dancer's World," all the time. It's so enchanting - kind of like being lulled to sleep to the cadence of your favorite bedtime story. Also, if you pay close attention, throughout the DVD you'll see appearances from other awesome dancers like Merce Cunningham, Mary Hinkson, Yuriko and Paul Taylor.
Due to Graham's contributions to dance on film, this DVD is a great find for any cinephile. It's awesome that Nathan Kroll put this together. You won't be sorry you bought it!
The CD arrived timely and in perfect condition.
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It was wonderful revisiting Martha thru this medium. Having just seen the company in concert, it was wondrous to see these dances again.Published 11 months ago by Glen R. Williams
I was fortunately to attend a performance of her company the same day she received a proclamation from Frisco ; following Supervisor Kopp's declaration she took the stage and spoke... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Mark Wix
Martha Graham was the Mother of Modern Dance and this is an amazing look at both her dancing and her choreography. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Miriomnibus
The film includes Martha Graham and her philosophy of dance as well as several of her signature dances with her iconic artistsPublished on January 31, 2014 by judi
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