Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This documentary chronicles the life and work of the woman who revolutionized the world of dance; without Martha Graham, modern dance would not be the same. She developed a completely new dance idiom, expressing itself in angular, percussive gestures. Her choreography was equally as innovative, focusing on the American experience. Excerpts from Graham's dances highlight the film. There is commentary from Agnes de Mile, Erick Hawkins, Ron Protas, and Martha Graham herself. The film is an excellent character study of a woman with a vision.
artist, ballet-dance, choreographer, dance [art], film-clips, modern-dance