ONLY WHEN I DANCE
Monday, March 31 | 7:30 PM
directed by Beadie Finzi | Brazil/UK | 2009 | 78 min.
In Portuguese, French & English with English subtitles
Two black teenagers, Irlan Santos da Silva and Isabela Coracy Alves from a favela in Rio, Brazil, follow their dreams to become world-class dancers despite constant prejudice and doubt in an effort to beat the odds and escape their tough day to day lives.
Speakers: Irlan Santos da Silva, one of the dancers featured in the film who is now a member of the Boston Ballet, will be interviewed by Jared Bowen, arts reporter for WGBH's Greater Boston.
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