David Hinton

Biography: David Hinton is a director who has made many documentaries for British television. His subjects have included artists of all kinds, including painter Francis Bacon, filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci, writer Alan Bennett, and choreographer Karole Armitage. He has also made films about Dostoyevsky, rock and roll, visual comedy, and the Cultural Revolution in China. He is best known in the dance world for Dead Dreams of Monochrome Men and Strange Fish, his film versions of stage shows by DV8 Physical Theatre. He has also made performance films with Adventures in Motion Pictures, the Alvin Ailey Company and the Royal Swedish Ballet, and he has collaborated with several choreographers to create original dance works for the screen. He has twice won British Academy awards for his documentaries, and his dance films have won many awards, including a Prix Italia, an Emmy, and the IMZ Dance Screen Award. In 2008 he co-directed the film Nora (with Alla Kovgan), based on childhood memories of the self-exiled Zimbabwean dancer Nora Chipaumire.

(Source: http://www.movementrevolutionafrica.com/nora/)

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Nora (2010 – David Hinton, Alla Kovgan).

Glen Baxter (1983);
Alan Bennett (1984);
Siobhan Davies (1985);
Little Richard (1985);
Francis Bacon (1985);
John Godber (1986);
John Cleese (1986);
Michael Powell (1986);
Karole Armitage (1986);
The Modern World: Ten Great Writers – Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s ‘Crime and Punishment’ (1988);
The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (1988);
Bernardo Bertolucci and The Last Emperor (1988);
Dead Dreams of Monochrome Men (1989);
Dancelines: Jacob’s Dream (1991);
Building Sites: County Arcade (1991);
Funny Business – Visual Comedy (1992);
Strange Fish (1993);
Great Performances: Two by Dove (1994);
Late Flowering Lust (1994);
Dance for Camera: Touched (1995);
Children of the Revolution (1995);
Diary of a Dancer (1997);
4 Dance: Critical Mass (1999);
Dance for Camera: Birds (2001);
Body of Water: Snow (2003);
Art from the Arctic (2004);
The Cost of Living (2004);
Broken Fall (2006);
Nora (2008 – David Hinton, Alla Kovgan);
All This Can Happen (2012 – Siobhan Davies, David Hinton).