• 109 mins

The many ways residents strive to find solace and meaning in their lives at America’s largest retirement community in Florida, followed by a special film of how dance pioneer Anna Halprin, whose belief in dance to teach, heal and transform, leads to a joyful dance performance with senior citizens with various physical abilities in 2009.

In this program

Some Kind of Heaven + Interview with Lance Oppenheim

Directed by Lance Oppenheim

This documentary co-produced by The New York Times, shows America’s largest retirement community, The Villages, in Florida. Mostly white, the over-55 residents, presumably financially comfortable, can enjoy over 3,000 group activities, such as: cheerleading, a marching band. the Golf Cart Precision Drill Team. Of the questions one might ask: Are these the Golden Years? Directed by Lance Oppenheim. 81 mins. USA.

Seniors Rocking

Directed by Ruedi Gerber

American dance pioneer Ana Halprin’s belief in dance to teach, heal and transform, leads to a unique performance encompassing senior citizens of various physical abilities in Mill Valley, CA, culminating in a joyful celebration of life. Directed by Ruedi Gerber. 28 mins. USA / Switzerland.

Note: Ana Halprin celebrated her 100th birthday, July 2020. We honor her continuing life and her work, as an artist and healer.

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Available to watch
May 24, 2021 8:00 am - May 31, 2021 11:55 pm

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