Dance Movie Day: Uprooted

Location

Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre
Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre
1007 Vernon Avenue, Revelstoke, BC

Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre is a presenting venue with an evolving program of artistically excellent cultural events. Its aim is to offer a varied line-up of music, film, theatre and dance for all ages.

Date

May 13 2023
Expired!

Time

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

UPROOTED is a feature-length documentary celebrating the African history, lineage, and future progressions of jazz dance. With a stellar cast of leading industry experts, award-winning choreographers, and legendary performers, this groundbreaking documentary goes back to the roots in Africa and follows the evolution of this incredible dance form through every single decade and genre. Exploring and commenting on political and social influences, the film addresses topics such as appropriation, racism, socialism, and sexism. UPROOTED includes special appearances with Debbie Allen, George Faison, Chita Rivera, Camille A. Brown and Thomas F. DeFrantz and showcases the works of the Nicholas Brothers, Pepsi Bethel, Jack Cole, Katherine Dunham, Bob Fosse and Gene Kelly.

We hope you will enjoy this free film screening and join us for an afternoon of dance history!

Admission is free, but a food bank donation is suggested for this event.

Location

Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre
Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre
1007 Vernon Avenue, Revelstoke, BC

Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre is a presenting venue with an evolving program of artistically excellent cultural events. Its aim is to offer a varied line-up of music, film, theatre and dance for all ages.

Organizer

Arts Revelstoke
Phone
+12508149325
Email
info@artsrevelstoke.com
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