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Mad Hot Ballroom

Mad Hot Ballroom

Oct 21 - Oct 23, 2005

Directed by Marilyn Agrelo
Rated PG, 105 min.

Underwritten by Judy Hanley of Farmers Insurance

This unexpected hit with art audiences is a charming documentary which follows many adorable New York City public school children as they prepare for a citywide ballroom dancing competition. You will find yourself rooting for the children from PS 115, a predominately Dominican elementary school in upper Manhattan, when they take the stage. In between dances, they expound on their crushes, self-respect, drug abuse, marriage and poverty. They will impress you with their articulate descriptions, their humor and their first rate dancing

Irresistible ? a kind of Spellbound crossed with Strictly Ballroom. - Los Angeles Times

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