CUNNINGHAM (2019)
PG  |  1h 33min  |  Documentary, Biography, Music

 

SYNOPSIS

The iconic Merce Cunningham and the last generation of his dance company is stunningly profiled in Alla Kovgan's 3D documentary, through recreations of his landmark works and archival footage of Cunningham, John Cage, and Robert Rauschenberg.

CAST & CREW

Stars - Carolyn Brown, John Cage, Ashley Chen 

Writer/Director - Alla Kovgan

Producers - Helge Albers, Annie Dautane, Elizabeth Delude-Dix, Stephanie Dillon, Kelly Gilpatrick, Ilann Girard, Oli Harbottle, Marie-Noëlle Hauville, Alla Kovgan, Andreas Roald, Derrick Tseng, Laura Weber, Dan Wechsler

Cinematographer - Mko Malkhasyan    
Music
- Volker Bertelmann

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

Hamptons International Film Festival 2019
​Winner - Golden Starfish Award - Documentary Feature

Chicago International Film Festival 2019
Nominee - Gold Q-Hugo

El Gouna Film Festival 2019
Nominee - Golden Star - Feature Documentary Competition

Hamburg Film Festival 2019
Nominee - Sichtwechsel Film Award

London Film Festival 2019
Nominee - Grierson Award - Documentary Film

São Paulo International Film Festival 2019
Nominee - New Directors Competition - Best Film

PRESS REVIEW QUOTES

"A knockout." THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

"Immersive and enthralling." SCREEN

"Euphoric. Sensational in every sense of the word." VARIETY

​"Revolutionary visuals." EMPIRE MAGAZINE

"A delightful portrait of one of the most revolutionary creative artists of the 20th century." THE TIMES

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