“What I am asking them to do is to dance with the enemy,” says Pierre Dulaine in the 88-minute documentary, Dancing in Jaffa.
Dulaine, a four-time world champion ballroom dancer, is fulfilling a life-long dream, having taken his New York City program, Dancing Classrooms, back to his city of birth, Jaffa.
For generations, Jaffa has been a city divided by two communities that continue to grow increasingly apart. Palestinians and Israelis live together but often segregated lives.
Dancing Classrooms, is still going strong two years after the ballroom dance legend began the program in his ancestral home. The film has won several audience awards after its world debut at the Tribeca Film Festival.
WATCH the fantastic video trailer below – Story tip from Judy Ritchie