Showing 1 - 10 of 13 titles with a criteria of Subject is Performance Artists
Using humor and a love of fantasy, "The Amazing Amy" Harlib connects with audiences through performing strenuous yoga-based contortion acts in New York City. But behind the showmanship lives an incredibly lonely human being.
MediaStorm | 2011 | 13 minutes
Chronicles the gravity defying life of Bill Shannon, an internationally renowned artist, breakdancer and skate punk—on crutches.
Bullfrog Films | 2021 | 96 minutes
Prison-survivor and activist Michael Ta’Bon leads a one-man movement in his community to help other young men avoid the revolving door of the prison system he’s been trapped in since he was a teen.
MediaStorm | 2017 | 79 minutes
Writer, artist and pioneer of the queer movement in Latin America, Pedro Lemebel shook up Chilean society during Pinochet’s dictatorship.
Icarus Films | 2020 | 96 minutes
Offers remarkable footage of live performances, as well as first person interviews with the choreographer, Maguy Marin, whose work is daring, moving and continues to defy convention.
Distrib Films | 2020 | 105 minutes
Maiko Nishino is 32 and at the top of her career as a prima ballerina for the Norwegian National Ballet. When she decides to start a family, Maiko is forced to make decisions that might jeopardize everything she has worked for.
First Run Features | 2015 | 70 minutes
An exuberant portrait of chosen sisters Mermaid and Milan, two emerging runway divas in the drag ballroom community.
GOOD DOCS | 2023 | 15 minutes
Robert Burck couldn't get anyone to listen to his music, until he made a simple discovery. In One Man Brand, we meet a man who has transformed himself from a penniless outsider into one of the Big Apple's most visible attractions.
MediaStorm | 2008 | 7 minutes
THE PASSIONATE PURSUITS provides a window into the life of Angela Bowen who grew up in inner city Boston during the Jim Crow era, and went on to become a classical ballerina, a legendary dance teacher, a Black lesbian feminist activist organizer, writer and professor.
Women Make Movies | 2016 | 73 minutes
He's a doctor, a clown, and a social activist, who wants to change the health care system.
Bullfrog Films | 1999 | 52 minutes