||AIDS ballet movie coming to Chicago on July 16
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The movie Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters will open Friday, July 16, in virtual cinemas in Chicago at Gene Siskel Film Center and Music Box Theatre.
"Can You Bring It"co-directed by Rosalynde LeBlanc and Tom Hurwitzbrings to life the creative process that culminated in choreographer-dancer-director Bill T. Jones's tour de force ballet D-Man in the Watersconsidered one of the most important works of art to come out of the AIDS crisis.
In 1989, D-Man in the Waters gave physical manifestation to the fear, anger, grief and hope for salvation that the emerging Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company (with Jones and Zane both partners at the time) felt as they were embattled by the AIDS epidemic. The movie employs interviews, archival material and unique cinematography.
See www.siskelfilmcenter.org/ and musicboxtheatre.com .
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