Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow

Overview

Documentary filmmaker Ron Honsa offers this behind-the-scenes look at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, an annual event founded by Ted Shawn in the 1930s that showcases a diverse range of dancers and styles from around the globe. Interviews with such talented hoofers as renowned ballerina Suzanne Farrell and others offer a fascinating glimpse into the world of dance, and archival footage of previous festivals allow fans a glimpse at how the event has evolved over the years. ...
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Overview

Documentary filmmaker Ron Honsa offers this behind-the-scenes look at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, an annual event founded by Ted Shawn in the 1930s that showcases a diverse range of dancers and styles from around the globe. Interviews with such talented hoofers as renowned ballerina Suzanne Farrell and others offer a fascinating glimpse into the world of dance, and archival footage of previous festivals allow fans a glimpse at how the event has evolved over the years.
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Special Features

Extended interview with Merce Cunningham; The center family farm at Jacob's pillow/Invisible wings; Peformance footage of Chunky Move in I want to Dance Better at Parties Mimulus in on the left-hand side of Who Goes up the Street; the Lombar twins/C Jam Blues
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/17/2012
  • UPC: 720229915175
  • Original Release: 2011
  • Source: First Run Features
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:14:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 46,467

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bill T. Jones Voice Only
Marge Champion Participant
Merce Cunningham Participant
Suzanne Farrell Participant
Diane Ferlatte Participant
Frederic Franklin Participant
Joanna Haigood Participant
Anna-Marie Holmes Participant
Nikolaj Hübbe Participant
Bill Irwin Participant
Judith Jamison Participant
Jomar Mesquita Participant
Mark Morris Participant
Jens Rosén Participant
Shantala Shivalingappa Participant
Paul Taylor Participant
Linda Tillery Participant
Rasta Thomas Participant
Technical Credits
Ron Honsa Director, Camera Operator, Producer, Screenwriter
Ella Baff Executive Producer
Jason Gillet Sound Mixer
Peter Hastorf Production Manager
Jeff Hodges Camera Operator
Chip Hogg Sound Mixer
Jimmy O'Donnell Cinematographer
Nan Penman Producer, Screenwriter
Étienne Sauret Cinematographer
Sean M. Stack Production Manager
Charles Yurick Editor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow
1. Chapter 1 [5:52]
2. Chapter 2 [6:07]
3. Chapter 3 [6:29]
4. Chapter 4 [5:49]
5. Chapter 5 [7:23]
6. Chapter 6 [4:36]
7. Chapter 7 [7:02]
8. Chapter 8 [5:58]
9. Chapter 9 [4:48]
10. Chapter 10 [7:48]
11. Chapter 11 [6:12]
12. Chapter 12 [4:59]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow
   Play Feature
   Scene Selection
   Extras
      Extended Interview With Merce Cunningham
      The Career Family Farm at Jacob's Pillow/Invisible Wings
      Performance Footage
         Chunky Move in I Want to Dance Better at Parties
         Mimulus in On the Left-Hand Side of Who Goes Up the Street
         The Lombard Twins/C Jam Blues
      Filmmaker Biography
      Dance Film Gallery
      About Jacob's Pillow
   About Jacob's Pillow
   About First Run Features
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