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Greensboro Dance Film Festival Presents “Uprooted: The Journey of Jazz Dance”

October 29, 2021 @ 8:00 am October 30, 2021 @ 11:00 pm

The UNC Greensboro School of Dance, in partnership with Sugarfoote Productions, will present the 7th Annual Greensboro Dance Film Festival October 29th-30th. The festival kicks off with a special screening of “Uprooted: The Journey of Jazz Dance” at the UNCG Auditorium.  

“Uprooted” is a ground-breaking documentary that traces the roots of jazz dance from Africa to its evolution as a contemporary genre. 

Following the screening of “Uprooted”, there will be a talkback featuring the makers of the film: Director Khadifa Wong, Producer Lisa Donmall-Reeves and Cinematographer Matt Simpkins.

The festival is the first of its kind to reside in Greensboro, and this year features dance films from 23 countries in both student and professional categories. 

An opening reception will be held on Saturday at Greensboro Project Space, UNCG’s contemporary art gallery. Other events include live dance and music performances as well as film screenings at various Downtown locations.The festival will culminate in a touring program that will travel to several locations around North Carolina. 

All Greensboro Dance Film Festival events are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Register here for “Uprooted”  

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