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Character Generators/Video

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Works: 918 works in 981 publications in 3 languages and 1,164 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Dance films  Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Experimental films  Filmed plays  Interviews 
Classifications: GV1783.2,
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Most widely held works by Character Generators/Video
L'aprʹes-midi d'un faune (1912) ( visu )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Shows two performances of the Juilliard School production of Nijinsky's L'aprʹes-midi d'un faune; the first is shown in long-shot, the second in close-up
Sally Silvers ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
In interviews interspersed with performance excerpts, Sally Silvers discusses how she became a dancer and choreographer ; her experiences in the dance world of New York City ; drawing inspiration to do her own work from the art world milieu ; developing her own movement vocabulary ; her choreographic process and artistic goals. She describes her work Grand Guignol, a collaboration with composer John Zorn. Her film Little lieutenant, a collaboration with filmmaker Henry Hills, is screened in full
Chapel/Chapter ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
"Retells three stories, two of them high visibility news items and one a reminiscence/confession offered by a company member."--Www.billtjones.org
Brace up! ( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The Wooster Group began with a small group of people in 1975, and is a constantly evolving, full-time, ongoing ensemble, and member in good standing of New York City's art avant-garde. Brace Up! is Chekhov's Three sisters on-stage, as re-imagined through the prism of the Group's developing aesthetic. An assemblage made from three performances in April, 2003. In this filmed performance, the setting incorporates close-up recordings of the performers with continuous wide-angle footage, while simultaneously those same performers are in the background
Needcompany's King Lear ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in Dutch and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play King Lear
Amelia by Édouard Lock( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
"Explores the use of point technique [in modern dance], using extended intertwining solos, complex partnering sequences and extreme speed to generate power performances with emotion and serenity ... Combines evocative minimalism with lyrics from five of Lou Reed's most famous works, created in the [19]60s for the Velvet Underground"--Container
Continuous city ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Continuous City is a meditation on how contemporary experiences of location and dislocation stretch us to the maximum as our "networked selves" occupy multiple locations. From Shanghai to Los Angeles, Toronto to Mexico City, Continuous City tells the story of a traveling father and his daughter at home tethered and transformed by speed, hypermodernity, and failing cell phones. The characters they interact with pursue their own transnational business, from an internet mogul exploiting networking across the developing world to a nanny who blogs humorous stories about the people and places within her universe. --Continuous City Website
Elephant memories ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A modern dance performance which combines, images, movements, and sounds with a narrative
Jane Comfort and Company ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Two dance/theater works
Mark Morris Dance Group ( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Program consisting of two modern dance works to live music
Macbeth ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"Starring Sir Patrick Stewart as Macbeth and Kate Fleetwood as Lady Macbeth, Rupert Goold's immediate and visceral film is set in an undefined and threatening central European world. Filmed in high definition in the mysterious underground labyrinth of Welbeck Abbey in Nottinghamshire, this is a contemporary presentation of Shakespeare's intense, claustrophobic and bloody drama. The film is based on the Chichester Festival Theatre production of the play that enjoyed sell-out runs in the West End and on Broadway ..."--Container insert
The Solomons Company/Dance ( visu )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, of an unidentified dance work, probably choreographed by Gus Solomons, Jr
Faith healing ( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Dance work based on Tennessee Williams' play The glass menagerie
Donna Uchizono Company Butterflies from my hand (2003) ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Accompanying DVD: Interview with Donna Uchizono, the performers, composer, costume designer, and lighting designer with moderator Joanne Robinson Hill
Donna Uchizono Company Approaching green (2005) ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Richard III: an Arab tragedy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Adaptation of William Shakespeare's Richard III, set in the modern day Middle East
Elizabeth Streb Ringside ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Misuse liable to prosecution ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Retrospective exhibitionist and, Difficult bodies ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"An evening of two works presented as a diptych, back to back. This evening looks at the two sides that are in every performance: what the performer presents and what the performer feels."--Website
Air dance ; Landings ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Performances of "dance from three continents ... : the daring choreography of America's Elizabeth Streb; the offbeat work of London's Michael Clark; the eerie butō dance of Japan's Min Tanaka."
 
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Character Generators
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English (37)
Japanese (1)
Dutch (1)
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