Bill T. Jones: Dancing to the Promised Land (1994)

Genres - Dance  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Jazz & Modern Dance, Sociology  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Dana Rowader

A legend in American modern dance, Bill T. Jones hosts this behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of his epic masterpiece "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin/The Promised Land." Focusing on the rehearsals and performance of the famed dance piece and featuring personal interviews with Jones, this documentary gives viewers insight into the creative process of Jones and his dance company. Viewers should be warned that part of the dance performance includes nudity. Bill T. Jones: Dancing to the Promised Land has won multiple awards, including the Gold Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival.

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career-retrospective, choreographer, creativity, dance-troupe, dancer, faith, gender, modern-art, race/ethnicity, rehearsal, sexuality