“The beauty of dance is that it only exists in the moment. It goes into the air and then it disappears.” Choreographer Stephen Petronio has been teaching his own contemporary dance for thirty years. When his mentor, the legendary Merce Cunningham, passes away, he decides to reconstruct Cunningham’s iconic piece ‘Rainforest.’ Petronio puts his dancers through intensive training of Cunningham’s dance technique, who find his focus on the isolation of individual movements both exciting and challenging. This is an intriguing documentary on what it takes to keep a masterpiece living. Pet...
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