Renowned ballroom dancer and teacher, Pierre Dulaine, part Palestinian and living in America, returns to his birthplace in Jaffa with the dream to see Jewish and Israeli Arab kids dance together. Though Dulaine encounters endless difficulties with his idealistic plan, he persists in his belief in the power of dance to build self-esteem and break down boundaries between these Israeli and Palestinian children. His groundbreaking work was fictionalized in Take the Lead, starring Antonio Banderas as Dulaine. Recommended for ages 11 and up. In Person: Film subject Pierre Dulaine.
Sponsored by: The Albin Family Foundation