Cunningham, an upcoming documentary from Magnolia Pictures, will detail the extensive career of American choreography Merce Cunningham, spanning from 1944 to 1972. Check out the trailer above.
The film will receive a theatrical release December 13.
Cunningham is known for his profound influence on modern dance, spearheading the avant garde movement in post-World War II America. Before his death in 2009, he collaborated with artists of various backgrounds and disciplines, including John Cage, Andy Warhol, and Radiohead.
Director Alla Kovgan’s new film features never-before-seen archival footage of Cunningham’s interviews and rehearsals, as well as recreations of the choreographer’s most famous dance performances.
Cunningham is produced by Helge Albers, Ilann Girard, Alla Kovgan, Elizabeth Delude-Dix, Kelly Gilpatrick and Derrick Tseng.