CAN YOU BRING IT: BILL T. JONES AND D-MAN IN THE WATERS

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Film Details
Country:USA
Year:2020
Running Time:90
Language:English
Director:Rosalynde LeBlanc, Tom Hurwitz
Executive Producer:Karen Dial
Producer:Rosalynde LeBlanc, Duana C. Butler
Editor:Ann Collins
Cinematographer:Tom Hurwitz
Composer:Thomas Rutishauser
Website:https://www.d-mandocumentary.com
DOC NYC
Event Years:2020
Festival Section:Metropolis
Film Genres:Activism
African/African American
Arts
Health & Wellness
History
Women & Girls
Women Directors
World Premiere
Performance
LGBTQIA
New York City
Related YouTube URL:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q660T4Wll1I&list=PLpA9CP7ojEQgV5B9PekyJ37gEb0sPiG9O&index=15

Description

Runner Up: Audience Award DOC NYC 2020

WORLD PREMIERE | Beginning in 1980s New York City, this film chronicles the love story between dancers Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane, the diverse dance company they founded, and the painful devastation of AIDS on the arts community, as told through the company's signature performance piece D-Man in the Waters. Following a millennial dance troupe’s efforts to re-interpret the piece for their generation, directors Rosalynde LeBlanc and Tom Hurwitz offer an engrossing examination of dance, love, and loss—and the power of art to move through pain. 

Watch an exclusive pre-recorded Q&A with Co-Director Rosalynde LeBlanc, Co-Director/Cinematographer Tom Hurwitz and Subjects Bill T. Jones.

DOC NYC Live event: Happened on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 2 ET on Facebook LiveTom Hurwitz, Sean Curran, Brandon Mathis and Rosalynde LeBlanc discuss her world premiere that chronicles the love story between dancers Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane.