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And Then We Danced

  •   Levan Akin
  •   Georgia, Sweden, France
  •   Global Currents, In Focus: Dance, Out-Look Competition

A love letter to Georgian dance, this tale of a young man yearning to break free from convention centers on a gifted performer struggling with the expectations of tradition and family while increasingly giddy with desire for a fellow student. With same-sex relationships still taboo within the ultraconservative confines of Georgian society, can Merab be true to himself and remain in his homeland?

And Then We Danced is an original and totally adorable film which opens a window onto a traditional society in all its beauty, and in all its intolerance, without contradiction but with love.”


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Part of the Between Gestures Festival organized by the Cultural Service of the Consulate of France in Chicago and the Goethe-Institut Chicago.

Film Sponsors

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Film Patron

Steven Kwate

Event Information

Thursday, October 24, 2019

  •   106 minutes
AMC River East 21
322 E Illinois St
Chicago, IL 60611 United States

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