Dance • 1h 11m
Directed by Kenneth Elvebakk • Documentary • With Lukas Bjorneboe, Syvert Lorenz Garcia, Torgeir Lund • 2014 • 72 minutes
Billy Elliot meets First Position in Ballet Boys, a documentary that follows, over four years, the struggles, set-backs and accomplishments of three friends and hopeful future dance stars: Lukas Bjorneboe, Syvert Lorenz Garcia, and Torgeir Lund.
The boys sacrifice a normal high school experience (including parties and dating) for the sake of ambition and a love of dance. Facing pressure from their parents, school teachers and ballet mentors, they prepare for potentially life-altering and career-making auditions at some of Europe's most prestigious ballet schools.
Up Next in Dance
Directed by Dayna Goldfine & Dan Geller • Documentary • With Marian Seldes (narrator voice), Dame Alicia Markova, Frederic Franklin, Mia Slavenska, Nathalie Krassovska, Tatiana Riabouchinska, George Zoritch, Irina Baronova, Tamara Tchinarova Finch, Maria Tallchief, Yvonne Chouteau, Marc Platt, Ta...
Directed by Dave Iverson • Documentary • With John Heginbotham, David Leventhal, Olie Westheimer • 2015 • 60 minutes
It seems like two separate realms. One is occupied by acclaimed dancers from Brooklyn’s legendary Mark Morris Dance Group, the other by people with Parkinson’s disease. "Capturing...
Carmen and Geoffrey
Directed by Linda Atkinson & Nick Doob • Documentary • With Carmen de Lavallade, Geoffrey Holder, Ailvin Ailey, Lester Horton, Duke Ellington, Josephine Baker • 2006 • 80 minutes
Carmen de Lavallade and Geoffrey Holder, two living legends in the world of American dance, are the subjects of t...