One Sings, the Other Doesn’t, Varda’s precious and poignant feminist musical from 1977 has been restored.
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Bergdorf Goodman’s Holiday Windows Celebrate NYC Cultural Institutions
The 2017 Bergdorf Goodman holiday windows celebrate the American Museum of Natural History, New-York Historical Society, New York Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and other local cultural institutions.
The Audacity and Abandon of Pina Bausch
In Café Müller and The Rite of Spring, currently playing as a double bill at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Tanztheater Wuppertal offers up catharsis followed by brutal physicality.
Brooklyn Academy of Music Digitizes 70,000 Objects Spanning 150 Years of Performance
The Brooklyn Academy of Music’s new digital archive features playbills, photographs, videos, audio, and ephemera from a century and a half of theatrical history.
The Remarkable Films of Anne-Marie Miéville, Godard’s Partner and Collaborator
Little is known about Miéville, but what people are searching for can be found in her films, and has been there the whole time.
See Film and Video Art on the Big Screen at BAM
The eighth edition of Migrating Forms, running March 24–30, includes works by General Idea, Cauleen Smith, Jonathas de Andrade, Sondra Perry, and others.
A Moving Image Artist Finds Freedom After Abandoning the Film Industry
After her first feature screened at Sundance, Cauleen Smith lost patience with the film industry’s conservatism and devoted herself to art; her work is currently in the Whitney Biennial and Migrating Forms at BAM.
A Giant of the Theater Recounts His Childhood in Miniature
In 887, theater artist Robert Lepage recounts his childhood in Quebec City during the escalation of the separatist movement.
From Treadmill to Tape, a Series of Unsettling Dance Vignettes
The Batsheva Dance Company’s Last Work features a dancer running on a treadmill for the entire length of the performance, while the ensemble physically enacts a series of non-narrative scenes.
Rewriting Film History with Two Decades of Black Women’s Cinema
A monthlong series at the Brooklyn Academy of Music chronicles two decades of films by African American women, including a slate of powerful documentaries.
An Acrobat Embodies the Weightless Beauty Before a Fall
The Brooklyn Academy of Music presented French acrobat Yoann Bourgeois’s nouveau cirque Minuit for the first time in the United States.
An Epic Sanskrit Poem, Distilled and Defanged for the Stage
When the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Harvey Theater (then the BAM Majestic Theater) opened in 1987, lauded director Peter Brook staged his production of Jean-Claude Carrière’s Le Mahabharata, itself based on the gargantuan Indian epic.