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Title Mary Wigman : the soul of dance = Mary Wigman : die Seele des Tanzes/l'âme de la danse / a film by Norbert Busé & Christof Debler
Published [Germany] : Arthaus Musik, [2014]


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 MELB  793.32092 Wigman Bus/Mwt  AVAILABLE
 MELB  793.32092 Wigman Bus/Mwt  AVAILABLE
 MELB  793.32092 Wigman Bus/Mwt  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in + 1 booklet (14 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Summary Documentary on the German choreographer and dancer Mary Wigman featuring interviews and dance excerpts. Topics include her upbringing and childhood, her first tour of the United States, and the only authorized Wigman school in America, in New York
Notes Accompanying booklet includes a short introduction and biography of Mary Wigman by Hedwig Müller in English, French, and German
Dance excerpts: Pastorale (choreographer and performer, Mary Wigman, 1929), Wandlung (homage to Mary Wigman choreographed by Suzanne Linke), [Mary Wigman dance class], [Allison Beth Hankins dance clip], Hexentanz (choreographed and performed by Mary Wigman, 1926), Dido & Aeneas (choreographer, Sasha Waltz, Staatsoper Berlin), Abschied und Dank (choreographer and performer, Mary Wigman, 1942)
Bonus (40 min.): Trailers; Mary Wigman's diary; Motion studies from the 1930s; Interview with Helmut Gottschild; Interview with Sasha Waltz
Credits Camera and editing, Norbert Busé
Performer Interviewees: Sasha Waltz (choreographer), Charles Perrier (New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, [Dance Division]), Susanne Linke (choreographer/Wigman school), Hedwig Müller (Wigman biographer), Claudia Gitelman (Tanzwissenschaftlerin, New York), Allison Beth Hankins (dancer, New Mexico)
Notes DVD-9, NTSC, region 0; PCM stereo
In English, German, and French, with optional subtitles in English
Subject Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973.
Dancers -- Germany -- Biography.
Modern dance.
Genre/Form Dance films.
Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Biographical films.
Dance films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Author Busé, Norbert, film director, screenwriter, cinematographer, film editor
Debler, Christof, film director, screenwriter
Schwalbe, Christian, film producer
Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973, choreographer, dancer
Waltz, Sasha, interviewee
Perrier, Charles, interviewee
Linke, Susanne, 1944- interviewee
Müller, Hedwig, 1953- interviewee
Gitelman, Claudia, interviewee
Hankins, Allison Beth, interviewee, dancer, choreographer
Gottschild, Hellmut, interviewee
Filmhouse (Firm), production company
NB Media, production company
Studio.TV.Film (Firm), production company
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, production company
Association relative à la télévision européenne, production company
Arthaus Musik (Firm), film distributor
Other Titles Mary Wigman : l'âme de la danse
Mary Wigman : die Seele des Tanzes
Soul of dance