Cover image for Bill T. Jones dancing to the Promised Land
Title:
Bill T. Jones dancing to the Promised Land
ISBN:
9780803022225
Edition:
Deluxe ed.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : View Video, [2004]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Special features: Bill T. Jones: biography, body of work, awards and honors, photo gallery; dance company photo gallery; bonus music (4 songs by Uli Lenz, T.K. Blue, Reggie Workman and David Lahm).

Originally broadcast in 1991.
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Built around rehearsal and performance of his epic masterpiece "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin/The Promised Land", this film takes a look at Bill T. Jones' life and work.
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A legend in American modern dance, Bill T. Jones hosts this behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of his epic masterpiece "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin/The Promised Land." Focusing on the rehearsals and performance of the famed dance piece and featuring personal interviews with Jones, this documentary gives viewers insight into the creative process of Jones and his dance company. Viewers should be warned that part of the dance performance includes nudity. Bill T. Jones: Dancing to the Promised Land has won multiple awards, including the Gold Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival. ~ Dana Rowader, Rovi