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Film Documentary: First Position

May 21, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

$11

Every year, thousands of aspiring dancers enter one of the world’s most prestigious ballet competitions, the Youth America Grand Prix, where lifelong dreams are at stake. In the final round, with hundreds competing for only a handful of elite scholarships and contracts, practice and discipline are paramount, and nothing short of perfection is expected. Bess Kargman’s award-winning documentary and feature film debut, First Position, follows six young dancers as they prepare for a chance to enter the world of professional ballet, struggling through bloodied feet, near exhaustion and debilitating injuries, all while navigating the drama of adolescence. A showcase of awe-inspiring talent, tenacity and passion, First Position paints a thrilling and moving portrait of the most gifted young ballet stars of tomorrow.

http://www.landmarktheatres.com/Films/films_frameset.asp?id=110432

Details

Date:
May 21, 2012
Time:
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cost:
$11
Event Category:

Venue

Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
2828 North Clark St
Chicago, IL United States

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