Five Easy Pieces

  • Hand Movie
  • Trio Film


Main Theater - Michigan Theater Sat, Mar 24, 2018 4:00 PM
Film Info
Event Type:Shorts Program
Production Country:USA
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Yvonne Rainer


Featuring a performance of Rainer’s Chair/Pillow (1969) by the Freshman Touring Company from the University of Michigan Department of Dance. Between 1966 and 1969, Yvonne Rainer made five short 8mm and 16mm black-and-white films. She incorporated these silent films into live multimedia performances, but they were otherwise rarely seen prior to their 2004 release under the title Five Easy Pieces.

Included Shorts

Hand Movie (5min) More
Line (10min) More
Rhode Island Red (10min) More
Trio Film (13min) More
Volleyball (Foot Film) (10min) More

Additional Information

Sponsor: Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series Community Partner: Kickshaw Theatre