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Documentary: Free Screening : RESTLESS CREATURE: WENDY WHELAN

Hosted by the Consul of the Dubai Film Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 22 Jun 15:00 - 16:30

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An intimate portrait of prima ballerina Wendy Whelan as she prepares to leave New York City Ballet after a record-setting three decades with the company. One of the modern era’s most acclaimed dancers, Whelan was a principal ballerina for NYCB and, over the course of her celebrated career, danced numerous ballets by George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins, as well as new works by more modern standout choreographers like Christopher Wheeldon and Alexei Ratmansky.

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Cinema Akil presents FIERCE! Part II an American Film Showcase, the continuation of a program dedicated to the women who shook the ground they stood on… to the girls who threw the ball beyond all limits…to the strong, bold and courageous risk-takers, homemakers, glass ceiling breakers..to the women who take the world on and never stop.

The second edition of FIERCE! Part II focuses on female success, failures, curiosities and preoccupations and puts women’s perspectives front and center on the big screen for the Protected content
The program will tour in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi.