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d:mic/fac to Kick Off with Feature Film on Canadian Dance Icon, Aug. 12th

In partnership with Dance Collection Danse, d: mic/fac will begin with a special screening of A Good Madness: The Dance of Rachel Browne, a film by Danielle Sturk on August 12th at 7:30pm at the Betty Oliphant Theatre. This event is PWYC.

This feature documentary on Rachel Browne (1934–2012), founder of Canada’s oldest professional modern dance company, Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers, captures the essence of the woman and power of the dance she created, exposing her unwavering desire to create dance to the exclusion of all else.

Danielle Sturk is a multi-disciplinary artist, previous dancer/choreographer, and independent filmmaker creating in documentary and experimental forms. Since 2004, her combined short films have been screened at over thirty film festivals and broadcasts on CBC, Radio Canada, Aboriginal People’s Television Network, MTS TV, l’Office national du film du Canada (NFB), TVA (Quebec), and TFO (Télévision française de l’Ontario).

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