Invitation to Dance: Gene Kelly @ 100

Invitation to Dance: Gene Kelly @ 100

Dance Films Association and the Film Society of Lincoln Center announce

41st Annual Dance on Camera Festival February 1-5, 2013 Save the Date! 

 

DFA Supports the Film Society of Lincoln Center and their upcoming series

Invitation to Dance: Gene Kelly @ 100 July 13-26, 2012 Attend a Screening!

23-FILM SALUTE OF CLASSICS AND RARELY SCREENED GEMS TO SHOWCASE KELLY’S ACTING, DANCING, CHOREOGRAPHY, AND DIRECTORIAL TALENTS 

SPECIAL EVENTS INCLUDE TWO UNIQUE PROGRAMS PRESENTED BY KELLY’S WIDOW, FILM HISTORIAN PATRICIA WARD KELLY, AND A RESTORED 70MM PRINT OF KELLY-DIRECTED HELLO, DOLLY!

“Gene was a man of many dimensions. I am looking forward to sharing these different aspects of the man and the creator with the Film Society audiences,” says Kelly’s widow, film historian Patricia Ward Kelly.

Special Events

An Evening of Gene Kelly An Evening of Gene Kelly Friday, July 20, 2012 7:00pm Walter Reade Theater Tickets  Kelly’s widow, film historian Patricia Ward Kelly, takes us behind the scenes with an intimate portrait of the man who helped create some of the most memorable scenes in film history. Gene Kelly: Changing the Look of Dance on Film Gene Kelly: Changing the Look of Dance on Film Saturday, July 21 6:30pm Walter Reade Theater Tickets This special program, presented by Patricia Ward Kelly and based upon interviews with her late husband explores Gene Kelly’s contribution in creating a particularly American dance form and his innovations in the use of cinematography, choreography and animation.  

Film Lineup

Featuring the following alongside 20 other films:

An American in ParisAn American in Paris Sunday, July 15 6:15 pm Walter Reade Theater Tickets  Hello, Dolly!Hello, Dolly! Sunday, July 22 2:30 pm Walter Reade Theater Tickets  GigotGigot Wednesday, July 25 6:15 pm Walter Reade Theater Tickets
 
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