A Time to Dance: The Life and Work of Norma Canner (1998) 1h 15min · Documentary, Biography · 1 January 1998
This intimate, uncannily moving documentary profiles Norma Canner, a pioneer in dance movement therapy, who found in dance a way to help people who had been discarded by society. The film traces the evolution of Norma's career from Broadway actress in the '40s, through her ground-breaking work in creative movement with disabled and mentally retarded children in the '60s, to her present work as a dance therapist with adults. Utilizing drawing, music, theater, and dance in the context of other modes of therapy, her work has proved extraordinarily beneficial for handi- capped individuals, as well as providing cathartic healing experiences for those with deep emotional scars; And her work with children who were blind, deaf, or autistic has became a model. - Written by Ian Brownell
Director(s): Ian Brownell, Webb Wilcoxen Cast: Norma Canner, Ruby Dee
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