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Check Your Body At The Door USA 2011 | 60 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Charles Atlas

Since the 1970s, Charles Atlas (*1958) has been known for both his documentaries and his video installations. A selection of his film and video work was shown in a retrospective at London‘s Tate Modern in 2006.

Sally R. Sommer

Sally R. Sommer has written hundreds of articles on dance and pop culture for „New York Times“, „Vanity Fair“ and „Le Monde“. She has taught dance sciences and also made several documentaries on the subject.

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The dance culture of house music enjoyed its zenith in the 1990s.  With breath-taking virtuosity, the dancers in New York's underground clubs performed their improvised dance routines.  The film revisits the dance scene of the post-disco era with footage from the last 30 years and presents its main protagonists from Archie Burnett to Brian "Footwork" Green and Ejoe Wilson.  The film is preceded by the Belgian short "Landscape Duet" by video artist Pierre Larauza, shot in hypnotic super-slow-motion.
Orig. Title: Check Your Body At The Door
Filmtype: Documentary Feature
Original language: English
Section: Tanz!
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Director: Sally R. Sommer, Charles Atlas, Michael Schwartz
Screenplay: Sally R. Sommer, Archie Burnett
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Producer: Sally R. Sommer
Sprachfassung: OV
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Camera: Charles Atlas, Charles Gelber, Michael Schwartz
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Cutter: Charles Atlas
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Format: HDCam
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