Film–Uprooted: The Journey of Jazz Dance
November 6 @ 7:00 pm
Hollywood Jade and Sarah Tumaliuan photo by Daryl Getman
Presented by Northwest Film Forum
Available to viewers in Washington state for 24 hours. Jazz dance’s history and artistic roots in the expression of enslaved peoples strengthen the art form, turning its practice into a metaphor for resistance and a struggle for acceptance. The film is directed by Khadifa Wong, based on an original idea by Zack Nemorin. The films stars Debbie Allen, Joshua Bergasse, Jason Samuel Smith, Mandy Moore and others.