Rhythmetron: with the Dance Theatre of Harlem and Arthur Mitchell

United States, 1973

Film
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Arthur Mitchell, a leading black dancer, talks about the founding of the Dance Theatre of Harlem in 1970. He speaks of his own struggle for recognition in the white world of ballet. The Company dances parts of three ballets: ‘Fete Noire’, ‘Biosfera’ and ‘Rhythmetron’. Choreography by Arthur Mitchell.

Credits

producer/director

Milton A. Fruchtman

production company

Capital Cities

Language

English

Duration

00:39:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27912

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → African Americans

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Harlem (New York, N.Y.)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → African Americans

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Discrimination - United State

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Prejudices

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Race discrimination

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Prejudices

Music & Performing Arts → Ballet

Music & Performing Arts → Ballet companies

Music & Performing Arts → Ballets - Excerpts

Music & Performing Arts → Dance companies

Music & Performing Arts → Dancers

Music & Performing Arts → Dancing - United States

Music & Performing Arts → Performing arts

People → Mitchell, Arthur

Places → Harlem (New York, N.Y.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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