Rebels on Pointe

Canada | 2017 | 90 min
English, Spanish, Catalan, Italian | Subtitles in English
Cinematography: Renald Bellemare, Bobbi Jo Hart, Jenni Morello, Stephanie Weber-Biron
Distribution: SND Films
Editing: Catherine Legault
Music: Jann Arden, Corey Hart
Producer: Bobbi Jo Hart, Robbie Hart
Production: Adobe Productions International
 

Synopsis

Presented in partnership with Danse Danse

Exploring universal themes of identity, dreams, family and love, Rebels on Points is the first-ever documentary celebrating the world-famous Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. The all-male, comic ballet company was founded over forty years ago on the heels of New York’s Stonewall riots, and now enjoys a huge cult following around the world. The film combines behind-the-scenes sequences with rich archival material to recount the personal histories of the dancers. With numerous clips from gender-bending dance performances in North America, Europe and Japan, Rebels on Points shows that a ballerina can be much more than a woman who dances, becoming an act of revolution in a tutu.

Directors

Bobbi Jo Hart

Bobbi Jo Hart has directed and produced documentaries since 1997. She has made films in all corners of the globe, in such countries as Pakistan, Russia, Great Britain, Guatemala, Zimbabwe, Romania and United States. Her subjects are extremely varied, exploring different, often misunderstood, lifestyles in a spirit of shared humanity.
Filmography | Rise (2015) ; I am not a rock star (2012) ; She got game: Behind-the-Scenes of the Women's Pro Tennis Tour (2003) ; Shrinkage (2001) ; A calling to care (1997).

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Screenings playing this movie

20:45
Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal - Auditorium Maxwell-Cummings
Screening # 84
Presented by Danse Danse
Rebels on Pointe
FIFA Grand Panorama

Rebels on Pointe

Canada | 90 min | 2017

English, Spanish, Catalan, Italian | Subtitles in English

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