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Miss Hill : making dance matter

Author: Greg Vander VeerVernon ScottMartha HillElisa Da PratoPeter Eliot BuntaineAll authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : First Run Features, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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Martha Hill was a visionary who fought against great odds to make contemporary and modern dance a legitimate art form in America. In a career spanning most of the twentieth century, she became a behind-the-scenes leader in the dance world, and the founding director of Juilliard's Dance Division. Here is a celebration of dance and an examination of the passion to keep it alive.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary films
Biographical films
Nonfiction films
Biography
History
Named Person: Martha Hill; Martha Hill
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Vander Veer; Vernon Scott; Martha Hill; Elisa Da Prato; Peter Eliot Buntaine; Florent Ghys; Martha Hill Documentary Production, LLC,; Martha Hill Dance Fund,; First-Run Features (Firm),
OCLC Number: 909624678
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Credits: Editor, Elisa Da Prato ; cinematographer, Peter Eliot Buntaine ; music, Florent Ghys.
Performer(s): Commentator, Martha Hill.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 80 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.
Contents: Extra features: Bonus archival footage: NYU dance class, Sebago Lake, 1931 ; Martha Hill dance class, Bennington College, 1935 ; Jose Limon dancing at Mills College, 1938 ; Martha Hill lecture, Bennington College, 1985 --
Bonus interviews: Paul Taylor on Juliard ; Janet Soares on Lincoln Kirstein and Martha Hill ; Charles Reinhart on dance as revolt --
The filmmakers: Greg Vander Veer ; Vernon Scott ; Martha Hill Dance Fund.
Other Titles: Making dance matter
Responsibility: MHDF presents a Martha Hill Documentary production ; director, Greg Vander Veer ; coordinating producer, Vernon Scott.

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Martha Hill was a visionary who fought against great odds to make contemporary and modern dance a legitimate art form in America. In a career spanning most of the twentieth century, she became a behind-the-scenes leader in the dance world, and the founding director of Juilliard's Dance Division. Here is a celebration of dance and an examination of the passion to keep it alive.

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