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Beach Birds for Camera

United States, 1992
Short, Documentary, TV Movie


An adaptation of a dance work originally made for the stage. The film begins with Merce Cunningham outlining his approach to dance for the camera, and thus his vision for how movement behaves and how we see it. Cunningham emphasizes that stage and camera do not compete.

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Beach Birds for Camera Directed by Elliot Caplan, Merce Cunningham

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