Film: A Good Madness

A Good Madness

A Good Madness, Film by Danielle Sturk

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A Good Madness: The Dance of Rachel Browne

Written, Directed and Produced by Danielle Sturk

Documentary | 77 min | English | HD | Stereo Canada | 2014

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.

Please visit the film’s website: http://agoodmadness.com/

Creative Team: 
Producer / Writer / Director: Danielle Sturk
Cinematographer / Editor / Original Music: Oscar Fenoglio
Assistant To The Director: Kristin Haight
Dance Consultant: Stephanie Ballard
Choreography: Rachel Browne
Featured Performers: Kristin Haight, Sharon B. Moore, Treasure Waddell
Music: Kurt Weill, Ann Southam, Rogers And Hart, Hoagy Carmichael, Oscar Fenoglio, Simon Jeffes, Bernard Xolotl

 

SCREENINGS:

CANADIAN CONTEMPORARY DANCE THEATRE: 509 Parliament Street, Toronto                             November 19th, 2016
7:00pm
http://dcd.ca/emails/rachelbrowne2.html

 

BETTY OLIPHANT THEATRE: 404 Jarvis Street, Toronto                                                                          August 12th, 2015
7:30pm
https://princessproductions.ca/dance/what-we-do/current-festival/

 

GIMLI FILM FESTIVAL:    Gimli, Manitoba                                                                                                    July 24th, 2015
http://www.gimlifilm.com

 

CBC SCREENING:    CBC Documentary Channel Preview                                                                           July 7, 2015
9pm ET/ 8pm UTC

 

FIREHALL ARTS CENTRE:  280 East Cordova St, Vancouver                                                                  July 4, 2015, 7pm
http://firehallartscentre.ca

 

CINEMATHEQUE:     100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg                                                                                     April 22-25, 2015

 

WCD 50th ANNIVERSARY SCREENING:     Rachel Browne Theatre, Winnipeg                                 April 21, 2015

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION-INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FILMS ON ART (FIFA):

Place des Arts, Cinquieme Salle,  Montreal                                                                                                    March 26, 2015

UQAM, Salle Jean-Claude Lauzon,  Montreal                                                                                               March 28, 2015

info & tickets: artfifa.com

 

PRAIRIE DANCE CIRCUIT-New Dance Horizons:     Regina                                                                   October 15-16, 2014

 

 

PRIVATE LAUNCH:     Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg                                                                       September 30, 2014

 

This film has generously been supported by the financial assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts, Manitoba Arts Council, MTS TV Stories From Home, Manitoba Film & Music and the support in equipment and services from the Winnipeg Film Group, William F. White International, Video Pool Arts Media Arts Centre, Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers and the School of Contemporary Dancers. A special thank you to the Rachel Browne Dance Fund.