Supporting Black Lives with a Pip Cowley Dance Performance Featuring Big Mijo | KCET
Supporting Black Lives with a Pip Cowley Dance Performance Featuring Big Mijo
Southland Sessions Presents: From high school operas and drive-thru art exhibitions to Chicano comedies and underground DJ sets—we are showcasing the vibrancy of arts and culture across our city today.
Aussie filmmaker Pip Cowley rounded up a powerful cast of dancers for a performance of "Alien (Hold On To Your Dreams)" by Gil Scott-Heron in support of Black Lives Matter.
Title: Hold On
Music: "Alien (Hold On To Your Dreams)" by Gil Scott-Heron
Greg 6adnewz Aldana
Jo'Artis "Big Mijo" Ratti
Director: Pip Cowley
Producer: Brecht Vanthof
Cinematographers: Taylor Harris and Jay Gunning
Editor: Jacques Del Conte
Color: Jamie O’Bradovich
Production Assistant: Emily Blumberg
Special Thanks: Ann Skalski, Amanda Perlstein, Britton Shaw
Originally Presented: June 24, 2020
About the Work
This performance was done in support for Black Lives Matter. Any incidental proceeds from it will be donates to organizations attached to the BLM movement.
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