Bill T. Jones: Still/Here with Bill Moyers

January 15, 1997

Bill Moyers and filmmaker David Grubin give viewers a rare glimpse into dancer/choreographer Bill T. Jones’s highly acclaimed dance, Still/Here. At workshops around the country, people facing life-threatening illnesses are asked to remember the highs and lows of their lives, and even imagine their own deaths. They then transform their feelings into expressive movement, which Jones incorporates into the dance performed later in the program. Jones demonstrates for Moyers the movements of his own life story — his first encounter with white people, confusion over his sexuality, his partner Arnie Zane’s untimely death from AIDS, and Jones’s own HIV status.

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  • Joan

    I cant believe there are no comments here. Maybe people are left speechless or don’t know how to respond to the openness, vulnerability and courage of Bill and the people who answered his call.  From me, a thank you to all the people involved. I am deeply moved.