A dance work weaves the choreography of Bill T. Jones with poignant testimony from major-illness survivors who faced life-threatening illness.

Premiere Date
June 1, 1996
60 minutes
Funding Initiative
Series and Special Projects
  • Award laurels-r Created with Sketch.
    1996 Festival Internationale de Programmes Audiovisuels-Fipa d'Or Top Prize
  • Producer

    Neil Sieling

    A media arts curator and television producer since 1978, Neil Sieling has kept a constant focus on building crucial links between artists from many disciplines and larger audiences through cinemas, museums, and television. He has most recently been the executive producer of Alive-TV (formerly Alive From Off Center), the experimental arts/television showcase on PBS. He is currently working as a consultant for several organizations in the areas of designing larger media delivery systems or creating new production prototypes. Sieling recently helped launch Link TV, a public channel in the United States on the DBS platform with an accompanying website.

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    The Film

    This moving dance work weaves the choreography of Bill T. Jones, poignant testimonies from major illness survivors and elaborate multimedia projections to reflect upon survival in the face of life-threatening illnesses.