Item No: 5455


When Jewish and Palestinian grade schoolers meet in a ballroom dance class in Jaffa, Israel, sparks fly, along with pre-adolescent fears and instilled prejudices. In the city of his birth, Pierre Dulaine (founder of Dancing Classrooms, as seen in Mad Hot Ballroom, faces the challenge of teaching not just dance but the arts of communication and teamwork as the kids prepare for the dance competition.

The documentary’s message is one of hope in the power of the arts to transcend differences in a divided region torn by war and failed diplomacy. 90 min.

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