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Film Available to Stream
Fri, Apr 9 at 12:01 am – Sun, Apr 18 at 11:59 pm PST
Co-presented by the San Francisco Dance Film Festival
At 15, Alexis is a promising dancer at Havana’s Cuban National Ballet School. Confident in his abilities, Alexis already envisions a future of stardom. But when his family joins his sister in Florida, Alexis’s joy at their reunion is tempered by the need to start over in an alien environment. Shot over five years, this captivating, coming-of-age documentary soars on tremendous dance sequences and Alexis’s immense talent as he leaps toward his destiny. Recommended for ages 11 and up.
Italian-Nicaraguan documentary filmmaker Roberto Salinas is a director, writer, producer, and director of photography. He previously made The Troublemaker, Behind the Scenes at the United Nations (2014).
Language Spanish, English
Country Italy/Canada, Chile
Director Roberto Salinas
Producer Paul Cadieux, Fernando Lataste
Executive Producer Simone Catania
Editor Abrahahm Lifshitz, Piero Lassandro, Armando Duccio Ventriglia
Cinematographer Roberto Salinas
Music Caroline Chaspoul, Eduardo Henriquez