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Meredith Monk's Ellis Island

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Summary
This excerpt from Meredith Monk's haunting, reflective piece on Ellis Island and the immigrants who passed through there shows re-creations of the medical examinations the immigrants underwent and the conditions they lived through. The sequences were filmed in the run-down buildings of Ellis Island before restoration was started.
Topics
Dance, Ellis Island (N.J. and N.Y.), Emigration and immigration
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