Showing on the Big Screen feature film screenings

Snuggle down with a pillow and some popcorn – these screenings of two popular feature-length dance films show us the blood, sweat, tears and passion behind the international competitions that define two different worlds of dance.

Ballroom Dancer (2011)

Slavik Kryklyvyy, a once legendary World Latin American Dance Champion, has been out of the spotlight for ten years but is determined, with the help of a new partner, to recapture his former glory. Looking at the glamorous world of ballroom dancing contrasted with the brutal and tough discipline which hides beneath the glittery surface, this is the universal story of a man who allows himself to be defined by his art.

2pm Saturday 25 May

Dance Studio, The Club @ Bukit Utama, 1 Club Drive, off Jalan Surian, off Persiaran Surian, Bukit Utama, Bandar Utama, 47800, Petaling Jaya.

Entry by donation of RM 5

 

fpFirst Position (2011)

For the young dancers at the Youth America Grand Prix, one of the world’s most prestigious ballet competitions, lifelong dreams are at stake. With hundreds competing for a handful of elite scholarships and contracts, practice and discipline are paramount, and nothing short of perfection is expected. This award-winning documentary follows six young dancers as they prepare for a chance to enter the world of professional ballet, painting a thrilling and moving portrait of the most gifted young ballet stars of tomorrow.

11am Sunday 26 May

Dance Studio, The Club @ Bukit Utama, 1 Club Drive, off Jalan Surian, off Persiaran Surian, Bukit Utama, Bandar Utama, 47800, Petaling Jaya.

Entry by donation of RM 5

 

Trailer of The Ballroom Dancer

Trailer of First Position

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