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Dessau Dancers – The Incredible Story of Breakdance in East Germany

Original title: Dessau Dancers
German title: Dessau Dancers
Germany, 2014

Director: Scharf, Jan Martin
Production company: Boogie Film
Co-producers: Senator Film
Age recommendation: 12 years and up
Length: 90 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Dessau, East Germany, 1985: 18-year-old Frank and his friends have been infected by Breakdance fever. At first they are suspiciously monitored by the ruling regime. But when the socialist government realizes that it cannot stop them, they try to exploit them instead.

Munich IFF 2014, Toronto IFF 2015, BUFF Malmö 2015, Buster Copenhagen 2015, Discovery Dundee 2015, Gijon 2015 (awarded)

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