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Limón [videorecording] : a life beyond words / Antidote Films presents ; a Dance Conduit production ; in cooperation with The Jóse Limón Dance Foundation ; Latino Public Broadcasting ; directed by Malachi Roth ; produced by Ann Vachon & Jeffrey Levy-Hinte.

Contributor(s): Material type: FilmFilmPublication details: New York, NY : Antidote Films ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Latino Public Broadcasting, c2003.Description: 1 videodisc (72 min.) : sd., b&w with col. sequences ; 4 3/4 inOther title:
  • Life beyond words
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 792.820922 22
LOC classification:
  • GV1785.L515 L55 2003
Other classification:
  • Ikz Limón, José/VC
  • Iky-qa.5/VC
Production credits:
  • Director of photography, Aaron Dawley ; music, Paul Hsu ; editor, Malachi Roth.
Cast: Narrator, Uta Hagen; autobiography read by Isaiah Sheffer; interviewees include Bruce Marks, Clive Barns, Judith Jamison, Bill T. Jones, Deborah Jowitt, Nona Schurman, Peter Limón, Charles Woodford, Lucas Hoving, Betty Jones, Pauline Koner, Rosa Reyna, Valentina Castro, Mike Hollander, Charles Tomlinson, Sarah Stackhouse, Clay Taliaferro, James Payton, Jennifer Muller, Melisa Nicolaides, and Limón's sisters Cora, Rosalva, and Lupe.Summary: Revolutionary modern dancer and choreographer José Limón (1908-1972) was a crucial figure in the development of modern dance: his powerful dancing shifted perceptions of the male dancer, while his choreography continues to bring a dramatic vision of dance to audiences around the world. This film combines interviews with family members and colleagues, archival photographs, and archival and contemporary performances to present his life and major works in the context of the times. Limón was a man who dealt with his bi-conflicts through his art. Excerpts from productions beautifully filmed in the fifties include "The Moor's Pavane," "The Traitor," and "Emperor Jones."
Holdings
Item type Home library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
DVD DVD Biblioteket Brinellvägen DVD / Límon Available 43731013801
Total holds: 0

DVD.

Narrator, Uta Hagen; autobiography read by Isaiah Sheffer; interviewees include Bruce Marks, Clive Barns, Judith Jamison, Bill T. Jones, Deborah Jowitt, Nona Schurman, Peter Limón, Charles Woodford, Lucas Hoving, Betty Jones, Pauline Koner, Rosa Reyna, Valentina Castro, Mike Hollander, Charles Tomlinson, Sarah Stackhouse, Clay Taliaferro, James Payton, Jennifer Muller, Melisa Nicolaides, and Limón's sisters Cora, Rosalva, and Lupe.

Director of photography, Aaron Dawley ; music, Paul Hsu ; editor, Malachi Roth.

Revolutionary modern dancer and choreographer José Limón (1908-1972) was a crucial figure in the development of modern dance: his powerful dancing shifted perceptions of the male dancer, while his choreography continues to bring a dramatic vision of dance to audiences around the world. This film combines interviews with family members and colleagues, archival photographs, and archival and contemporary performances to present his life and major works in the context of the times. Limón was a man who dealt with his bi-conflicts through his art. Excerpts from productions beautifully filmed in the fifties include "The Moor's Pavane," "The Traitor," and "Emperor Jones."

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