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Student Film
Directed by: Kelsey McGee
Duration: 22 minutes
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Three dancers with disabilities seek freedom through movement.
Who does dance belong to? Danceable weaves together portraits of three dancers with disabilities: Lark, a deaf performer; Janpi, who uses a wheelchair; and Marci, a teacher with Down syndrome. They reject societal limits imposed on them, and through dance, interviews, and archival materials, we learn of each performer's journey. They reveal the struggles of growing up disabled, how they found dance, and why they love it. Their journeys exemplify how dance can serve as a tool for healing, liberation, and building community as they share their passion through teaching.
Genres: Documentary and Reality
Perspectives: Filmmakers with Disabilities , LatinX, LGBTQ+, Women
Studio: University of Southern Califoria
Producers: Joe MetcalfBoson Wang
From: United States
Produced In: United States
Lead Actors: Lark DetweilerJanpiStarMarci Landeros
Key Crew: Meg WeckVanessa KaoEden BaileyJordan Vertison-HardyEmma ReisenauerChrista Duggan

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