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And Then We Danced
Directed by Levan Akin
A passionate coming-of-age tale set amidst the conservative confines of modern Tbilisi.
Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
- Single: $14
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about the film
A passionate tale of love and liberation set amidst the conservative confines of modern Georgian society, And Then We Danced (2019) follows Merab, a devoted dancer who has been training for years with his partner Mary for a spot in the National Georgian Ensemble. The arrival of another male dancer, Irakli—gifted with perfect form and equipped with a rebellious streak—throws Merab off balance, sparking both an intense rivalry and romantic desire that may cause him to risk his future in dance as well as his relationships with Mary and his family.
about Talk Cinema
Talk Cinema offers sneak previews of films personally selected by film critic Harlan Jacobson, former editor of Film Comment magazine, published by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Jacobson created and has programmed the series since 1992. His selections may include an award-winning drama, an outrageous indie comedy, a provocative documentary, or the next breakout hit chosen from among new independent and foreign films from Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, and other internationally ranked film festivals. Discussions with film scholars and special guests follow the screenings.
About Harlan Jacobson
Based in New York, Harlan Jacobson covered the entertainment industries for seven years for Variety, edited Film Comment for eight, and for 30-plus years has written about film worldwide. His work has appeared in: The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Newsday, The Toronto Star, The Toronto Globe & Mail, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Boston Globe, The New Democrat, The Tatler, Interview, The Village Voice, Cinesate, RollingStone, The San Francisco Chronicle, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, LePointe, The Boston Phoenix, Details, on NPR’s Morning Edition, the CBC’s The Arts Tonight, CNN’s NewsNight with Aaron Brown, WNYC’s All Things Considered, WFUV-FM, WBGO-FM, and more.