Tag: dance on camera

From the Screen to the Studio: The Team Behind Jazz Dance Documentary “Uprooted” Is Hosting In-Person Intensives in the U.S. and Abroad 

Since its 2020 premiere at the Dance on Camera festival, the feature-length documentary Uprooted: The Journey of Jazz Dance has been taking the dance world by storm. The film, which is directed by Khadifa Wong and produced by Lisa Donmall-Reeve based on an original concept by Zak Nemorin, reveals the historical, social, cultural, and political […]

This Documentary Will Make You Fall in Love With Jazz Dance All Over Again

Even dancers who love their isolations and hip rolls might be totally unaware of where jazz dance comes from. Uprooted: The Journey of Jazz Dance, which premieres at the Dance on Camera Festival on Sunday, July 19, aims to change that. Directed by Khadifa Wong and produced by Lisa Donmall-Reeve, the feature-length documentary is a […]

Catch the Top Dance Films in SoCal This Week

The 16th Annual Dance Media Film Festival takes place April 20–23 at UCLA. Presented by Dance Camera West, the festival kicks off with a showing of international short films and concludes with Family Film Day, animated films and an art installation. Film submissions cover a variety of dance styles, including modern, tap, ballet, hip hop, […]