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Artists In Exile: A Story of Modern Dance In San Francisco

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 25 min.


A documentary look at the vibrant San Francisco dance community, which has been traditionally overshadowed by its more high profile New York counterpart. Focusing on local, postmodern dance pioneers who have been active since the 1960s, co-directors Austin Forbord and Shelley Trott give screen time to artists ranging from dance scene doyenne Anna Halprin -- who played a crucial role in the evolution of a groundbreaking countercultural dance aesthetic -- to such dance troupes as the radical Wallflower...more