• Breath Made Visible (2009)

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Release Date: April 23rd, 2010

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
American dance pioneer Anna Halprin helped redefine modern art through her belief in her medium's power to heal and teach.

Cast: Merce Cunningham, John Graham, Anna Halprin, Lawrence Halprin, A.A. Leath, Rana Halprin

Director: Ruedi Gerber

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: ZAS Film

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  • The main attraction is little-seen archival footage going back 50 years, including scenes from the 1960s "Parades and Changes," with artful nudity that was praised in Europe but brought threats of arrest in New York. show more

  • If nothing else, Ruedi Gerber’s celebratory portrait of Anna Halprin--a postmodern-dance pioneer and Gerber’s former teacher--is a fascinating testimonial to the healing, age-defying powers of both her art and artistry. show more

  • Dance aficionados are the most obvious audience for this stirring chronicle, but anyone should to be able to find inspiration in Halprin's strikingly open-minded outlook. show more

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