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NewFest 2019 Festival Guide

Get tickets now for the 31st New York LGBTQ Film Festival, Oct. 23 – 29th

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International Centerpiece

And Then We Danced (International Centerpiece)

Saturday October 26 @ 6:00 pm

And Then We Danced

New York Premiere

Dir. Levan Akin, Sweden/France, 2019, 105 mins

Fresh from its acclaimed debut at Cannes, writer/director Levan Akin’s AND THEN WE DANCED delivers a passionate and exceptionally crafted tale of love and liberation set against the backdrop of Georgian traditional dance. Goal-oriented rule-follower Merab (Levan Gelbakhiani) has trained most of his life for a spot in the National Georgian Ensemble, but he’s thrown off balance with the arrival of Irakli, a naturally gifted dancer with a rebellious streak who awakens in him a mixture of rivalry and desire.

Sweden’s official selection for Best International Feature Film at the 2019 Academy Awards, AND THEN WE DANCED offers a riveting and visceral lead performance from newcomer Gelbakhiani, while featuring dynamic cinematography and dance sequences that will leave you breathless.

Writer: Levan Akin
Cast: Levan Gelbakhiani, Bachi Valishvili, Ana Javakishvili

Q&A to follow

Presented in partnership with the Consulate General of Sweden in New York.

Details

Date:
Saturday October 26
Time:
6:00 pm
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Venue

SVA Theatre – 1
333 W 23rd St.
New York, 10011 United States
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Phone:
212-592-2980
Website:
http://www.sva.edu/about/sva-theatre

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General Admission Link
https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10460070
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Screening Type
International Centerpiece