written (with Portland Green) a piece called 'Why Does Angelina Have To
Die', about gender roles in feature films about dance, which will be
published in Dance Theatre Journal in August. You can get a sneak
preview (actually the whole thing!) courtesy of Film London and Artists Long Format Film...follow this link and use the password ALFF2012 if it asks for one...
I will be posting the piece here after publication....but read it now!
'And are they shooting down the angels? You can bet your life they are They're irresistible targets, yeah For any shooting star' -John Stewart (1939-2008)
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