Dancing in Jaffa
- 90 min
- Directed by: Hilla Medalia
- Written by: Philip Shane, Hilla Medalia
- Cast: Pierre Dulaine, Yvonne Marceau, Alaa Bubali
- Language: English/Arabic/Hebrew
Heartwarming but uneven documentary about ballroom dancer Dulaine and his efforts to bring Israeli and Palestinian children together through dance. Despite the film's self-congratulatory tone and some questionable moments, the progression of the kids' friendships is charming to watch and there are some fascinating insights into their lives.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Renowned ball-room dancer Pierre Dulaine takes his program, Dancing Classrooms, back to his city of birth, Jaffa, to teach Jewish and Palestinian Israelis to dance and compete together.
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Dancing in Jaffa9 Feb 2015
Dancer Pierre Dulaine returns to his homeland in Hilla Medalia's doc
Ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine makes a naïve attempt to bring Jewish and Palestinian-Israeli children together via the medium of dance in this heart-warming but uneven documentary from Hilla Medalia. This also marks Dulaine's return to his city of birth…
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