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Feelings Are Facts: The Life of Yvonne Rainer

(USA, 2015) 82:00
Director: Jack Walsh
Choreographer: Yvonne Rainer

The compelling story of postmodern dance maverick Yvonne Rainer, who has pushed the boundaries of America’s avant-garde for five decades. With short film Territoire. Followed by a conversation with director Jack Walsh and Rebecca Chaleff, PhD Candidate in the Department of Theater and Performance Studies at Stanford University.

Co-presented by BAVC / Hope Mohr Dance

Sunday, October 11 | 4:30 pm

Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco
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Single Ticket: $15 (Students: $13, ID required)
 

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Description

At the age of 25, Yvonne Rainer took her first dance class; at the age of 28, she changed dance forever. Feelings Are Facts: The Life of Yvonne Rainer tells the story of postmodern dance maverick Yvonne Rainer. As a choreographer and filmmaker, Rainer has pushed the boundaries of America’s avant-garde for five decades. Over the course of her career, she revolutionized modern dance, was a performance art innovator, and radically changed experimental filmmaking – all during a time when the art world largely ignored women. Now 80, Rainer continues to make provocative works that push the boundaries of dance.

Additional Credits

Company Jack Walsh LLC | Producer Jack Walsh and Christine Murray | Director of Photography Marsha Kahm | Editors Laurie Lezin-Schmidt and Bill Weber

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San Francisco Dance Film, Feelings Are Facts: The Life of Yvonne Rainer, Director: Jack Walsh, Choreographer: Yvonne Rainer


PRECEDED BY

San Francisco Dance Film, Territoire, Director: Josiane Bernier & Ariane Voineau, Choreographer: Ariane VoineauTerritoire

(Canada, 2014) 12:22
Director: Josiane Bernier & Ariane Voineau
Choreographer: Ariane Voineau & Josiane Bernier

Co-presented by Consulate General of Canada
A poetic essay on feminine identity and perception; it is the other’s reflection upon us, the act of dissolving one’s self to the surrounding world.

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