An image from filmmaker Hilary Harris’s 1966 film “9 Variations on a Dance Theme” of dancer Bettie de Jong. The classic experimental 1966 film, which becomes less a straightforward dance than an intimate, cinematic exploration of the moving body as it progresses, is newly relevant as dance artists look for ways to present their art form on screens. (via The New York Times)

Who was the star
in this dance film?

In ‘9 Variations on a Dance Theme,’ filmmaker Hilary Harris trains his lens on de Jong, a longtime muse of choreographer Paul Taylor