Dance with Your Heart (Tengo Talento)
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Rafael 1Sat, May 13 1:00 PM
At an inner-city Baltimore girls’ high school, the spirited members of the step dance team strive to escape their challenging urban environment and make it to college. Preparing for their final competition, their empowerment and dedication to success is soundly declared with every stomp and clap.
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Film Info
Country:Cuba
US
Year:2016
Running Time:10 min.
Language:Spanish
Director:Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi
Producer:Isnay RodrĂ­guez
Yoanna Grass
Kahlil Jacobs-Fantauzzi
Screenwriter:Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi
Cinematographer:Claudio Pairot
Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi
Editor:Claudio Pairot
Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi
Description
The magnificent Afro Cuban dancer Jennyselt takes us to the hidden Havana neighborhood of Juanelo, where she seeks a successor among the young dancers to keep the legacy of her culture, dance and religion alive.
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Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi is a film director who made his mark in international documentaries. His unique style blends a modern visual aesthetic with relevant content. A graduate of UC Berkeley, he received his MA degree from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Prior to graduation, the Pan-African Film Festival honored him with the Student Filmmaker Award for his first solo feature film, Inventos: Hip Hop Cubano. His current production Revolucion Sin Muertos captures a youth movement in Comuna 13 in Medellin, Colombia, where hip hop is utilized to empower a peace movement. His dedication to his craft is deeply connected to his commitment to social justice and the belief in the transformative power of film.