Five Days to Dance at SBIFF
The Spanish documentary will be screened at Santa Barbara International Film Festival
One morning a couple of dancers turn up in a high school classroom. It’s Monday and they announce to the group of teenagers that they have five days to get up on stage and dance. The youngsters are forced to break away from their social roles precisely when these are starting to take final shape in their lives. The good-looking boy is no longer the most admired, the shy one takes a step forward… Wilfried Van Poppel and Amaya Lubeigt are the choreographers. He’s Dutch; she’s from San Sebastian. This is their challenge: five days, a class of teenagers, a microcosmos put through a small big bang.
Five days to dance
- A documentary film by Rafa Molés and Pepe Andreu, Spain, 2014, 79 minutes. In Spanish, English, Euskara and German.
- Selected for DocsBarcelona 2014 (world premiere), Festival de San Sebastián 2014, 9ºDocsDF (Mexico) 2014, DocsBarcelona + Medellín 2014 (Colombia).
- Produced by SUICAfilms. Coproduced by REC Grabaketa Estudioa. Executive producers: Natalia Maestro / José Luis Rubio. Production manager: Patricia Velert. Photography: José Luis González. Direct sound: Koldo Corella / Jose Ángel Azpillaga. Music: Montefuji / Joan Valent.
- Watch trailer.
- On Saturday, January 31 at 8 am.
- On Sunday, February 1 at 4 pm.