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First Position

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary, Family
Release Date:May 4, 2012
Running time:90 minutes
Cast:Aran Bell, Michaela DePrince, Joan Sebastian Zamora, Rebecca Houseknecht, Gaya Bommer Yemini
Director:Bess Kargman
Producer:Bess Kargman
Distributor:Sundance Selects

Web Site: http://www.balletdocumentary.com/

Description: With unprecedented (and exclusive) access to the Youth America Grand Prix, the largest competition that awards full scholarships to top ballet schools, First Position takes audiences on a yearlong journey around the world. At a time when art, music and dance for children are severely under-funded, the film reveals the struggles and success, the pain and extraordinary beauty of an art form so many children across the globe are determined to dedicate their lives to- despite the odds.

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