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13Oct
Paul Taylor: Dancemaker
6:30 PM - 11:59 PM Brava Theater Center
Date: October 13, 2018 to October 13, 2018
Where: Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco, California, United States, 94110
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Arts & Theater
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Dancemaker United States | 1998 | 98min | Director: Matthew Diamond In honor of Paul Taylor, the great American choreographer who died on August 29, 2018, the San Francisco Dance Film Festival is pleased to present a special screening of the 1998 Academy award-winning film Dancemaker. The now classic film directed by Matthew Diamond looks at Paul Taylor and his dance company over several months in 1997 as Taylor prepares his work "Piazzolla Caldera" from conception and rehearsals to opening night at City Center. A trip to India by the Company is included along with rehearsal footage, interviews with his dancers, dance critics and scholars. There is also footage of a young Taylor dancing and film of the troupe performing a dozen Taylor pieces. His genius, his roots his method of working with dancers and his sometimes difficult nature and humor are all revealed.