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Economist Video, Misty Copeland: Why Ballet Has So Few Black Dancers
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produced by The Economist; interview by Anne McElvoy, in Economist Video (London, England: The Economist, 2020), 11 mins
Misty Copeland made history by becoming the first black female principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre. She talks to The Economist about the lack of diversity in ballet.
produced by The Economist; interview by Anne McElvoy, in Economist Video (London, England: The Economist, 2020), 11 mins
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Great Big Story, Dancing Like Warriors
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2017), 3 mins
A common misconception about hula is that it's a dance tradition strictly for women. Nope. In ancient Hawai'i, men were the first to dance hula, and the best dancers were even chosen to become warriors. Today, Ke Kai O Kahiki—one of Hawaii's most famous male hula schools — is carrying on this tradition by tell...
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2017), 3 mins
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Kiki
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directed by Sara Jordenö, 1974-; produced by Annika Rogell, 1971- and Lori Cheatle, fl. 1999-2016, Hard Working Movies, Story AB, Film i Väst and Sveriges Television (United States: Sundance Selects, 2016), 1 hour 34 mins
A captivating look into the daily lives of a group of LGBTQ youth who comprise the "Kiki" scene as they prepare for and perform at fierce and exuberant ballroom competitions in NYC.
directed by Sara Jordenö, 1974-; produced by Annika Rogell, 1971- and Lori Cheatle, fl. 1999-2016, Hard Working Movies, Story AB, Film i Väst and Sveriges Television (United States: Sundance Selects, 2016), 1 hour 34 mins
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Enter the Faun
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directed by Daisy Wright and Tamar Rogoff; choreographed by Tamar Rogoff; produced by Daisy Wright and Tamar Rogoff, Thrifty Pictures (New York, NY: Thrifty Pictures, 2015), 1 hour 7 mins

The unlikely collaboration between a veteran choreographer and a young actor with cerebral palsy delivers astonishing proof that each and every body is capable of miraculous transformation. As Tamar Rogoff trains Gregg Mozgala to become a dancer, they discover that her lack of formal medical training and his fears...

directed by Daisy Wright and Tamar Rogoff; choreographed by Tamar Rogoff; produced by Daisy Wright and Tamar Rogoff, Thrifty Pictures (New York, NY: Thrifty Pictures, 2015), 1 hour 7 mins
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Before the Last Curtain Falls
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directed by Thomas Wallner, fl. 1995; choreographed by Alain Platel, 1956-; produced by Bart Van Langendonck, fl. 1996, Kerstin Meyer-Beetz, fl. 2013 and Christian Beetz, 1968-, Gebrueder Beetz Filmproduktion (Paris, Ile-de-France: CAT&Docs, 2014), 1 hour 28 mins
Belgian choreographer Alain Platel asked a number of older drag queens and trans cabaret artists to perform onstage one last time in his piece Gardenia, which became a global success. The film intercuts shots from Gardenia with interviews in which these performers talk about the choices they made, going against th...
directed by Thomas Wallner, fl. 1995; choreographed by Alain Platel, 1956-; produced by Bart Van Langendonck, fl. 1996, Kerstin Meyer-Beetz, fl. 2013 and Christian Beetz, 1968-, Gebrueder Beetz Filmproduktion (Paris, Ile-de-France: CAT&Docs, 2014), 1 hour 28 mins
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Dancing in Jaffa
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written by Hilla Medalia, 1977-; directed by Hilla Medalia, 1977-; choreographed by Pierre Dulaine, 1944-; produced by Diane Nabatoff, 1956-; performed by Pierre Dulaine, 1944- (Dancing Jaffa, 2013), 1 hour 26 mins
In the city of Jaffa, strife between Jewish and Palestinian Israelis has become commonplace. The children especially are affected, segregated along religious lines that only throw fuel on the fires of animosity. But one man thinks there is a solution in an unlikely place: dance. Dancing in Jaffa follows internat...
written by Hilla Medalia, 1977-; directed by Hilla Medalia, 1977-; choreographed by Pierre Dulaine, 1944-; produced by Diane Nabatoff, 1956-; performed by Pierre Dulaine, 1944- (Dancing Jaffa, 2013), 1 hour 26 mins
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Pearls from the Sea: Music & Dance of Tahiti
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directed by Eve A. Ma, 1943-; produced by Eve A. Ma, 1943- (Berkeley, CA: Palomino Productions, 2008), 48 mins
The music and dance of Tahiti are not simply a carbon copy of Hawaiian hula, as is made abundantly clear on Pearls from the Sea. Tahiti and its performance arts are lively and colorful. For centuries skillful mariners, Tahitians are also known for their elaborate tatoos. The dances tell stories and also inform abo...
directed by Eve A. Ma, 1943-; produced by Eve A. Ma, 1943- (Berkeley, CA: Palomino Productions, 2008), 48 mins
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Nā Kamalei: The Men Of Hula
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directed by Lisette Marie Flanary, fl. 2003; choreographed by Robert Uluwehi Cazimero, fl. 2006; produced by Lisette Marie Flanary, fl. 2003; performed by Keo Woolford, 1967-2016, Nalu Won, fl. 2006, Charles Padua, fl. 2006, Keola Maka'iau, fl. 2006, Reginald Keaunui III, fl. 2006, Alvin Hanzawa, fl. 2006, Edward Bruce Hanohano, fl. 2006, Brad Cooper, fl. 2006, Kyle Atabay, fl. 2006, Michael Casupang, fl. 2006, Karl Baker, fl. 2006, Kaulana Vares, fl. 2006, Ke'ala Chock, fl. 2006, Patrick Kahea Ganhinhin, fl. 2006, Kapena Kim, fl. 2006, Daniel Nahoopi'i, fl. 2006, Mitch Kobayashi, fl. 2006, Dean Kida, fl. 2013, Weylin Hokutan, fl. 2006, Roland Cazimero, fl. 2006 and Robert Uluwehi Cazimero, fl. 2006, Hālau Nā Kamalei and Cazimero Brothers, in Nā Kamalei: The Men Of Hula (United States: Lehua Films, 2006), 58 mins
Nā Kamalei: The Men of Hula captures the journey of legendary master hula teacher Robert Cazimero and the only all-male hula school in Hawai'i as they prepare to compete in the world's largest hula festival. Beyond deep-rooted stereotypes of 'grass skirt girls', the film tells a story of Hawaiian pride as the m...
directed by Lisette Marie Flanary, fl. 2003; choreographed by Robert Uluwehi Cazimero, fl. 2006; produced by Lisette Marie Flanary, fl. 2003; performed by Keo Woolford, 1967-2016, Nalu Won, fl. 2006, Charles Padua, fl. 2006, Keola Maka'iau, fl. 2006, Reginald Keaunui III, fl. 2006, Alvin Hanzawa, fl. 2006, Edward Bruce Hanohano, fl. 2006, Brad Cooper, fl. 2006, Kyle Atabay, fl. 2006, Michael Casupang, fl. 2006, Karl Baker, fl. 2006, Kaulana Vares, fl. 2006, Ke'ala Chock, fl. 2006, Patrick Kahea Ganhinhin, fl. 2006, Kapena Kim, fl. 2006, Daniel Nahoopi'i, fl. 2006, Mitch Kobayashi, fl. 2006, Dean Kida, fl. 2013, Weylin Hokutan, fl. 2006, Roland Cazimero, fl. 2006 and Robert Uluwehi Cazimero, fl. 2006, Hālau Nā Kamalei and Cazimero Brothers, in Nā Kamalei: The Men Of Hula (United States: Lehua Films, 2006), 58 mins
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American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i
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directed by Evann Siebens, fl. 2001; produced by Lisette Marie Flanary, fl. 2003, in American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i (United States: Lehua Films, 2003), 55 mins
For Hawaiians, the hula is not just a dance, but a way of life. Yet while most Americans know only the stereotypes of 'grass skirt girls' from old Hollywood movies and tourist kitsch, the revival of the ancient art of hula tells of the rich history and spirituality of Hawai'i. American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'...
directed by Evann Siebens, fl. 2001; produced by Lisette Marie Flanary, fl. 2003, in American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i (United States: Lehua Films, 2003), 55 mins
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Salsa in Japan: A Japanese & Latino Mix
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produced by Elizabeth Chamberlin, fl. 2002 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2003), 26 mins
This remarkable documentary on multiculturalism explores the growing subculture of salsa dancing in Japan, where salsa dancing and salsa clubs serve as a source of interaction and cultural mingling between native Japanese and Latino immigrants to Japan. Each group has a different way of dancing and different reaso...
produced by Elizabeth Chamberlin, fl. 2002 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2003), 26 mins
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