Feature Documentary

Uprooted: The Journey of Jazz Dance @ the Mann


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Uprooted is a feature-length documentary celebrating the history, lineage, and future progressions of jazz dance. Exploring and commenting on political and social influences, the film is an honest conversation about jazz dance addressing topics such as appropriation, racism, socialism, and sexism.

  • Year: 2020
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Country: United States, United Kingdom, Canada, France
  • Director: Khadifa Wong
  • Premiere: Philadelphia Premiere


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