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Contemporary Color
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CONTEMPORARY COLOR

Directed by Bill Ross IV, Turner Ross
United States, 2016
Documentary

Synopsis

In the summer of 2015, legendary musician David Byrne staged an event at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center to celebrate the art of Color Guard: synchronized dance routines involving flags, rifles, and sabers.

Synopsis

In the summer of 2015, legendary musician David Byrne staged an event at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center to celebrate the art of Color Guard: synchronized dance routines involving flags, rifles, and sabers.

Our take

A marvel of flying rifles, whirling flags, and synchronized formations, the color guards merge with experimental pop musicians in David Byrne’s life-affirming show. The Ross Brothers also aim for the stars, unfurling the potential of the concert film to capture more than simply the live performance.