A Good Man PBS broadcast date confirmed!

11/11/11 - That's the date to remember for the world television premiere of A Good Man on AMERICAN MASTERS on PBS! The film about choreographer Bill T. Jones' creation of a dance-theatre piece about the life of Abraham Lincoln will air at 9pm on Friday November 11th (Veteran's Day) as part of the PBS Fall Arts "Festival" programming, with the WTTW broadcast representing Chicago's Arts scene. Also, check out the new A Good Man website: www.agoodmanfilm.com. Thanks to Dizzy Giant for the design. Stay tuned for some more news of upcoming festival screenings of A Good Man coming soon! Continued

A Good Man to represent Chicago art scene on PBS

PBS announced their major fall programming this week, selecting the world television premiere of A Good Man to represent arts in the Chicago region. Kartemquin's new film, about the Tony Award-winning choreographer Bill T. Jones's creation of a dance-theatre piece inspired by the life of Abraham Lincoln for the Ravinia Festival, will air on American Masters on a Friday night between October and December as part of PBS' inaugural Fall Arts Festival. Continued

Bill T. Jones dances for A Good Man

Bill T. Jones, subject of A Good Man, danced in celebration of the World Premiere of the film at Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, and now we have released the short video so you can see just how happy the film made him! Standing Ovation for Bill T Jones at the A Good Man Premiere from Kartemquin Films on Vimeo. The new documentary is about Bill T. Jones and his dance company's attempt to create a dance/theatre performance around the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. Continued

DOXA hosts A Good Man

DOXA Documentary Film Festival today announced its 2011 line-up, which will feature the Canadian Premiere of A Good Man on May 8 at 12pm. Co-Directors Gordon Quinn and Bob Hercules will both attend the Vancouver screening of the film about dance choreographer Bill T. Jones' creation of a work about Abraham Lincoln, which will be the film's third viewing after showings at Full Frame and Minneapolis/St.Paul festivals. Get tickets and more information.Watch the trailer. Continued

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