Media / 1979

Roamin' I

This film is a documentary on the making of the filmdance "Locale." The contents is composed of the outtakes of "Locale's" color footage plus additional B & W footage taken during the filming. In "Roamin' I" the interactions of dancers, choreographer and film crew working together are recorded. The title may be read as "Roman Numeral One" or "Roaming Eye." The work is a fascinating lesson on the methods used and problems encountered in filming dance movement.

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Details

Video Type

Documentary

Dances
Length

15 minutes

Director

Charles Atlas

Set

Charles Atlas

Producer

Cunningham Dance Foundation

Distributor(s)

Alexander Street Press

COLOR/BW

Color

Music

Ambient sound

Dancers

Karole Armitage, Louise Burns, Ellen Cornfield, Meg Eginton, Susan Emery, Lisa Fox, Lise Friedman, Alan Good, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich, Joseph Lennon, Rob Remley, Jim Self, Merce Cunningham