Bookin’

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TRASH DANCE
Roxie Theatre Sat, Jun 14, 2014 4:45 PM
Sometimes inspiration is found in unexpected places. Choreographer Allison Orr joins city sanitation workers on their daily routes to listen, learn, and ultimately to try to convince them to collaborate in a unique dance performance. Hard working, their lives are already full with work, family and dreams of their own. But after months of rehearsal, the trash collectors and their trucks perform an extraordinary spectacle. On an abandoned airport runway, thousands of people show up to see how in the world a garbage truck can "dance." Screens with Bookin’. - CM
TRASH DANCE
Roxie Theatre Thu, Jun 19, 2014 7:00 PM
Sometimes inspiration is found in unexpected places. Choreographer Allison Orr joins city sanitation workers on their daily routes to listen, learn, and ultimately to try to convince them to collaborate in a unique dance performance. Hard working, their lives are already full with work, family and dreams of their own. But after months of rehearsal, the trash collectors and their trucks perform an extraordinary spectacle. On an abandoned airport runway, thousands of people show up to see how in the world a garbage truck can "dance." Screens with Bookin’. - CM
Film Info
Director:John Kirkscey
Running Time:19
Country:USA
Year of Release:2013
Premiere:West Coast Premiere

Description

Shot in Memphis, TN at the historic Earnestine & Hazel's dive bar, Bookin' documents the collaboration of two ballet dancers and two Memphis jookers fusing their dance styles to an original soundtrack that mixes hip-hop beats and cello.