Bridges go round – Bebe & Louis Barron
Shirley Clarke (1919–1997) began her career as a dancer and choreographer, but then turned primarily to film. In 1954, she studied film at New York City College. She later became a member of the Independent Film Makers of America. She is a co-founder of the Film Makers Cooperative. From 1975, she taught film at the University of California. At this time, she also returned to dance, producing live video performances with Andy Warhol’s superstar Viva.
Films by Shirley Clarke (Selection)
Ornette: Made in America 1984 | Tongues 1982 | Savage/Love 1981 | Trans 1978 | Portrait of Jason 1967 | The Cool World. Robert Frost: A Lover’s Quarrel with the World 1963 | The Connection 1961 | The Skyscraper 1960 | A Moment in Love 1955 | In Paris Parks 1954 | A Dance in the Sun 1953