"Not About Iraq," produced, directed, and edited by Charles Dennis. Choreography and direction by Victoria Marks. 2008. A dance film and interview that pairs choreography and politics.
Length 90 minutes (GV1783.A429)
"Cambodian Stories: an offering in painting and dance," conceived and directed by Eiko and Koma. 2009 A documentary about the process of creating a performance work with child victims of war.
Length 60 minutes (?) (GV1703.C3.C36 2009)
"Children of Ibdaa: To Create Something Out of Nothing" 2002. S. Smith Patrick
A documentary about Palestinian refugee children and the role that dance and music play in helping them maintain their cultural practices and sense of cultural identity.
Length 28 minutes (GV1799.C54 2002)
"Living with Life: A Theater of Witness piece with eight men serving life sentences," directed and produced by Teya Sepinuck, 2003, TOVA Artistic Projects for Social Change
Length: Approximately 60 minutes
Length: Approximately 60 minutes"Shadows: Children, Families and the Legacy of Incarceration," produced and directed by Rachel Libert, based on an original Theater of Witness production conceived, directed, and written by Teya Sepinuck, 2008.
Length: Approximately 60 minutes"War Dance," by Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine, 2008. Set in war-ravaged Northern Uganda, this documentary explores the power of music and dance to transform the lives of children in refugee camps.
Approximately 107 minutes"Class Act: There's a Little Drama in All of Us," by Sara Sackner and Heather Winters, 2006. From the creators of Supersize Me, comes a funny, provocative, yet heart-felt story of drama teacher extraordinaire, Jay W. Jensen, who has touched the lives of thousands of students over the years. Class Act is set against the specter of No Child Left Behind and documents how the arts are disappearing from the American classroom.
Approximately 85 minutes
"Mad Hot Ballroom" by Marilyn Agrelo and Amy Sewell, 2005. This documentary follows fifth grade school children in a ballroom dance program in the New York City Public Schools that is based on the Dancing Classrooms model first developed by American Ballroom Theater under the direction of Pierre Dulane (this program has subsequently spread to numerous cities and schools and is active in Philadelphia). The film is told from the students' perspectives and reveals much about the neighborhoods and cultural diversity in the city. The ten-week program culminates in a competition for the 'best ballroom dancers' in the city. Approximately 105 minutes.
"Acting Together on the World Stage: Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict," Cynthia E. Cohen and Allison Lund, 2011. This documentary "highlights performances that non-violently resist abuses of power, rehumanize adversaries in each other's eyes, and contribute to reconciliation in the aftermath of violence. They include artist-based and community -based theatrical works as well as rituals and ceremonies - from Argentina, Australia, Cambodia, Peru, Serbia, Uganda, and the United States. Approximately 54 minutes