The spirit of Open Dance literally opens to all walks of life, across different cultures and art forms. After the icy dance, we bring two award-winning films which capture the power of dance that transcend race and class!
Dancing in Jaffa
Date & Time: 14/1 7:30pm
Israel & USA/2013/Col/DCP/86mins
English, Arabic & Hebrew Dialogues with English Subtitles
Director: Hilla Medalia
One Future Prize - Honourable Mention at the Munich Film Festival 2013
“Irresistible to behold” – The New York Times
Internationally renowned ballroom dancer, Pierre Dulaine takes his belief that dance can overcome political and cultural differences and applies it to 11-year-old Jewish and Palestinian Israelis. What occurs is magical and transformative.
Date & Time: 23/1 2:30pm
English Dialogues with English Subtitles
Director: Andrew Garrison
Special Jury Recognition at the SXSW Film Festival 2012
“Sublime…a vibrant, moving document” – The Washington Post
A choreographer finds beauty and grace in garbage trucks, and rallies reluctant Austin sanitation workers to perform a most unlikely and stunning spectacle. On an abandoned airport runway, two dozen sanitation workers—and their trucks—inspire an audience of thousands.
agnès b. CINEMA (Upper Basement, Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong)
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