PAUL TAYLOR: DANCEMAKER, SPARKLE, USED CARS and More Set for Film Society of Lincoln Center, Feb 2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced its upcoming screenings and appearances for February 2013. Details below!
FRIDAY, February 1
FIVE DANCES at Dance on Camera with director Alan Brown, cinematographer Derek McKane and lead actor/dancer Ryan Steele attending and participating in a post-screening Q&A (in the Walter Reade Theater).
SATURDAY, February 2
Ice Theatre of New York panel presentation at Dance on Camera with Dick Button, Olympic champion skater and commentator; Moira North, Director of Ice Theatre of New York; Joanna Mendl Shaw, choreographer; Alberto del Saz, former ice skating champion from Spain, choreographer; and Sara Hughes, 2002 Olympic skating champion (in the the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center).
SUNDAY, February 3
Paul Taylor: DANCEMAKER at Dance on Camera with special guests from the Paul Taylor Dance Co., including: John Tomlinson, Executive Director, Dancers: Patrick Corbin, Rachel Berman, Michael Trusnovec and Tom Patrick, Ross Kramberg, Past Executive Director, and Stacey-Jo Marine, past Stage Manager, all attending the screening (in the Elinor Bunin Munore Film Center)..
FEATURED FEBRUARY SCREENINGS
Wednesday, February 6 at 6:30PM in the Walter Reade Theater
Introduced by Jeremy Piven ("Entouarge"), Lifecasters is a film project featuring short films by Adam McKay (ANCHORMAN, "Funny or Die"), Shira Piven (FULLY LOADED), Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert (THE LAST TRUCK: CLOSING OF A GM PLANT, A LION IN THE HOUSE), and Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly (THE WAY WE GET BY) that tell stories of Americans who have discovered creative ways of realizing their dreams - a bit later in life.
The event includes the screenings as well as a live musical performance by MC5's Wayne Kramer, a subject of one of the films.
THE BEAST AND THE ANGEL
Directors: Adam McKay and Shira Piven
Film profiles influential MC5 guitarist and ex-prisoner Wayne Kramer, chronicling his own complicated journey of recovery using music as rehabilitation with prison inmates through his charity Jail Guitar Doors.
Directors: Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert
Film tells the story of African-American dancer Sheri "Sparkle" Williams, one of the oldest female professional dancers still practicing in the United States.