Australian Premiere | Germany/USA | Doco/Dance
Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) was a celebrated choreographer unrivalled for innovation and experimentation. Throughout his seventy-year career, Cunningham choreographed more than 180 dances and over 700 “Events”. Cunningham’s ideas continue to influence generations of artists and choreographers worldwide.
Cunningham and the last generation of his dance company is stunningly profiled in Alla Kovgan’s documentary through recreations of his landmark works and archival footage.
Director: Alla Kovgan
Cast: Merce Cunningham, John Cage
Duration: 93 mins
Rating: Unclassified 18+
Country: Germany, USA
Official selections: Toronto, Chicago, London
Thursday 16 April, 12pm – Cinema 1, HOTA
Monday 20 April, 6.45pm – Cinema 1, HOTA
Thursday 23 April, 10.30am – Cinema 1, HOTA
Tickets: $17 adults, $14 concession