Dancing in Jaffa


Directed by:


2013 | USA/Israel



Screening

Friday, July 26, 2013, 7pm - 9pm

Matinee

Saturday, July 27, 2013, 3pm - 5pm

Screening

Saturday, July 27, 2013, 7pm - 9pm



Dancing In Jaffa is a feature length documentary film that follows Pierre Dulain's journey to Jaffa to fulfill his lifelong dream of teaching dance to Jewish-Israeli and Palestinian-Israeli children, then pairing them in a competition. Pierre is an Internationally renowned ballroom dancer and dance instructor whose famous program, Dancing Classrooms, introduced ballroom dancing to the NYC public schools immortalized in the film Take The Lead, starring Antonio Banderas. He started with 30 children in the mid- 1990s and since then more than over 300,000 children have participated in his program.

Premiered at Tribecca Film Festival, 2013