As part of Screen–The Curator’s Cut, Twin Cities dancer Judith Brin Ingber will present the film Ze’eva Cohen: Creating a Life in Dance 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8 at Fresh Oysters Performance Research, 512 E. 24th St., Minneapolis.
Brin Ingber will introduce the film and facilitate a question-and-answer session.
The award-winning film follows Israeli dancer Ze’eva Cohen’s career over 70 years. It is directed by Sharon Kaufman, and co-produced and narrated by Cohen.
“This documentary of Ze’eva Cohen is an example of how an artist survives in the dance world by carving out her own independent path,” Brin Ingber says of the film.
Cohen, who grew up in Tel Aviv and began her dance studies with Gertrud Kraus, came to the United States with American modern dancer Anna Sokolow; she was a soloist in Sokolow’s company for 12 years. In 1969, Cohen founded the dance program at Princeton University, which she directed for 40 years. Trailer for Ze’eva Cohen: Creating a Life in Dance:
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