Joffrey mavericks of American dance

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[New York] : Docuramafilms : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video, c2012.
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1 videodisc (82 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
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General Note
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Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
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"The first film to tell the story of the groundbreaking dance company"--Container.
Creation/Production Credits
Directors of photography, Michael Swanson, Keith Walker ; editor, Melissa Sterne ; music composer, Mark Bandy.
Narrator, Mandy Patinkin ; participants, Kevin McKenzie, Helgi Tomasson, Lar Lubovitch, Ashley C. Wheater, Gary Chryst, Trinette Singleton, Anna Kisselgoff, Adam Sklute, Christian Holder, Dermot Burke, Paul Sutherland, Françoise Martinet, Brunilda Ruiz, Jonathan Watts, Diane Consoer, Charthel Arthur, Maia Wilkins, Fabrice Calmels, Sasha Anawalt, Hedy Weiss.
Chronicles the story of the Joffrey Ballet, from its founding in 1956 to the present. The film describes how the company repeatedly resurrected itself after devastating financial and artistic setbacks and how the company introduced cutting-edge choreographers such as Twyla Tharp, Laura Dean, and Margo Sappington to a larger audience. Featuring excerpts from Joffrey's seminal works Astarte, Trinity and Billboards and their breakthrough collaborations.
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DVD format; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby digital stereo or Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
In English with optional subtitles in Spanish, German, and French; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Talking Pictures Film Festival, official selection; San Francisco Dance Film Festival, closing night; Dance on Camera Film Festival, opening night; Sarasota Film Festival, official selection.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hercules, B., Alix, J., Ramis, H., Jackman, U., Ramis, E. M., Patinkin, M., McKenzie, K., Lubovitch, L., Wheater, A., Tomasson, H., Chryst, G., Singleton, T., Kisselgoff, A., Sklute, A., Holder, C., Burke, D., Sutherland, P., Martinet, F., Ruiz, B., Watts, J., Bandy, M., Consoer, D., Arthur, C., Wilkins, M., Calmels, F., Anawalt, S., & Weiss, H. (2012). Joffrey: mavericks of American dance (Widescreen.). Docuramafilms : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Bob, Hercules et al.. 2012. Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance. [New York]: Docuramafilms : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Bob, Hercules et al.. Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance [New York]: Docuramafilms : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hercules, Bob,, et al. Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance Widescreen., Docuramafilms : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video, 2012.

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