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Mon, Jun 5, 2017

Dance for World Community 2017Special Events Archive

Pharaohs of Memphis

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Dance for World Community 2017

Jookin’ is a form of dance that originated in Memphis in the 1980s. Originally a way to keep gang warfare at bay, there exists in present-day Memphis a tension between the pioneers of the game and the stars of today’s world. Characterized by in-depth interviews and breathtaking dance footage, PHARAOHS OF MEMPHIS reveals the fascinating world of jookin’ – how the dancers reconcile the past, thrive in the present, and approach the future.

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Monday 6/5
at 5:00 PM

 
Tickets $10. Brattle passes not accepted for this screening.

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  • Repertory Series! STRANGE INSPIRATIONS: THE CINEMATIC ORIGINS OF 'STRANGER THINGS' • October 27 – November 2
Filmmaker Q+A! The DocYard presents THE DAZZLING LIGHT OF SUNSET • Monday 10/23 at 7:00 PM

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