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Mad Hot Ballroom

  • Release Date: May 13, 2005
  • Rated: some thematic elements
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 55 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Marilyn Agrelo

Synopsis

Every year, the New York Public School system sponsors a dance competition for youngsters in fifth grade; in this contest, boys and girls ages 10 and 11 learn traditional ballroom dancing styles such as the fox trot, the rumba, and the tango, and then pit their skills against other students from around the Big Apple. Mad Hot Ballroom is a documentary which offers an inside look at this event, as well as the teachers and students who take part, with a particular emphasis on three schools: P.S. 112, in a...more

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4.0

71 out of 100 Metascore®

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For Families

8

OK for kids 8+

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