Bill T. Jones: A Good Man

American Masters marks its 25th anniversary season with Bill T. Jones: A Good Man.

Bill T. JonesThis 90-minute documentary film provides a window to the rich creative process and creative crisis of the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors recipient, Bill T. Jones – a two-time Tony Award winner for Best Choreography. The program follows him as he tackles his most ambitious work: to lead the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company in the creation of Fondly Do We Hope…Fervently Do We Pray, which is an original dance-theater piece in honor of Abraham Lincoln’s bicentennial. Bill T. Jones: A Good Man follows one of our nation’s most enduring, provocative artists as he explores what it means to be a good man, to be a free man, to be a citizen. Watch a clip from Bill T. Jones below. 

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Bill T. Jones discusses his perspective on on being documented for A Good Man
The Life of Bill T. Jones

The Life of Bill T. Jones

Read an essay on the life and achievements of renown dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jone

Bill T. Jones: The Cutting Room Floor

Bill T. Jones: The Cutting Room Floor

Watch how the directors of Bill T. Jones: A Good Man chose which scenes to include

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