Dance up from the Street at the United Nations Association Film Festival


Dance up from the Street is at this years United Nations Association Film Festival at Stanford University, Palo Alto California. The documentary was directed and produced by Peter Goldsmid for his company, Southern Exposure, and executive produced by Fireworx Media’s Dan Jawitz.

The 28-minute documentary on a remarkable dance programme that is transforming the lives of former street kid of Kigali, Rwanda, was commissioned by CCTV (Chinese Community Television) for its flagship documentary strand, “Faces of Africa”.

It aired on May 5, 2013 and has since been selected for a number of prestigious film festivals: the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles (in February, 2014), Cannes Short Film Corner in May of this year and last month at the Chicago International Film Festival for Social Change. The UNAFF runs this year from 16 to 28 October.

Source: Filmcontact 27 October 2014