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Paris: The Luminous Years
Catherine Cevoli, WNET

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Paris: The Luminous Years (Film/TV/Video Broadcast or Recording) [show prizes]
Title: Paris: The Luminous Years
Writer: Perry Miller Adato
Director: Perry Miller Adato
Producer: Perry Miller Adato
Producer: Junko Tsunashima
Producer: Kristin Lovejoy
Abstract: From 1905 to 1930, decisive years for our contemporary culture, Paris was the epicenter of a storm of modernism. Catalyst and magnet for radical innovation and experiment, the city on the Seine was a gathering point for young creative talent from Michigan to Moscow, from Brooklyn to Barcelona. In twenty-five years they revolutionized the arts of the Western world, creating "new and fascinating forms that have become a rich part of our lives today." On-camera, dramatic and historic moments come alive in rare archival interviews, as they are recalled by participants in these legendary events, including Marc Chagall, Joan Miro, Igor Stravinsky, Jean Cocteau, Aaron Copland, Marcel Duchamp, Janet Flanner, Tristan Tzara and Sylvia Beach. In the art world's first international avant-garde, the film spotlights keys figures, tracing who came to Paris and why, their friendships, collaborations and rivalries, what they made there and how being in Paris during the luminous years transformed them and their work.
Year: 2010
Format: Film
Format: DVD