Three Cages


An impressionistic video in sync with three sections of the John Cage composition "Four Walls" (1944), which also features the poetry of his life partner Merce Cunningham.

About The Artist
Alan Roth is primarily a documentary filmmaker, who also has produced more impressionistic/personal work such as this piece. His first documentary film "Inside Out In The Open" focused on the music known as "free jazz."

Mr. Roth has also directed all the videos for a women's HIV prevention program (

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Alan Roth
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