Carmen and Geoffrey (2005)

Feb 4, 2005 | Biography, Dance, Documentary

Director: Linda Atkinson, Nick Doob

Writer(s): N/A

Starring: Carmen De Lavallade, Geoffrey Holder, Alvin Ailey, Josephine Baker, Clifton Brown, Janet Collins, Ulysses Dove, Jennifer Dunning, Ann Duquesnay, Carl Hall, Ira Hawkins, Boscoe Holder, Leo Holder, Judith Jamison, Eartha Kitt, Stephanie Mills, Ella Mitchell, Brianna Reed, Matthew Rushing, Glenn Allen Sims, Gus Solomons Jr., James Truitte, Dudley Williams

Synopsis: This intimate documentary follows careers of two remarkable personalities: Carmen de Lavallade, a dynamic dancer and choreographer from California who moved to New York with Alvin Ailey and began a legacy of modern dance in America, and her husband Geoffrey Holder, a Trinidad-born choreographer, set and costume designer, painter and man about town with productions such as The Wiz. Features interviews and performance footage of friends and colleagues: dancers Judith Jamison, Gus Solomons, Jr., Dudley Williams, Ulysses Dove and Alvin Ailey.

Release Date: February 4, 2005 (USA) | Length: 80 min | Genre: Biography, Dance | MPAA Rating: NR