Only When I Dance

Only When I Dance

This feel-good documentary, which was nominated for the Documentary Jury Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival, follows Irlan and Isabela, two teenagers from the violent favelas of Rio de Janeiro, as they pursue their dreams of becoming professional ballet dancers. A truly inspiring story that takes audiences from the delapidated rehearsal studios in Brazil to exhilarating ballet competitions in New York and Switzerland, ONLY WHEN I DANCE is about the determination to dance, and the price one must pay for talent, ambition and success.

DIRECTED BY BEADIE FINZI
BRAZIL AND UNITED KINGDOM | 2009 | PORTUGUESE & ENGLISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

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Only When I Dance
  • Only When I Dance

    This feel-good documentary, which was nominated for the Documentary Jury Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival, follows Irlan and Isabela, two teenagers from the violent favelas of Rio de Janeiro, as they pursue their dreams of becoming professional ballet dancers. A truly inspiring story that takes...