Movies Under the Stars: Rebels on Pointe

June 13 2019 — 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Image courtesy of Icarus Films.
Image courtesy of Icarus Films.

POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN

Rescheduled for Monday, June 17th

Celebrate Pride Month with an NYC Parks special screening of Rebels on Pointe (2017), directed by Bobbi Jo Hart. Come early for a conversation and Q&A with featured dancers before the screening.

Q&A 8:00 p.m. followed by the film screening at dusk, approximately 9:00 p.m.

Exploring universal themes of identity, dreams, and family, Rebels on Pointe is the first-ever documentary film celebrating the world famous Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. The notorious all-male, drag ballet company was founded 45 years ago in New York City on the heels of the Stonewall riots, and has a passionate cult following around the world. The film juxtaposes intimate behind-the-scenes access, rich archives, and history, engaging character-driven stories, and dance performances shot in North America, Europe, and Japan. Rebels on Pointe is a creative blend of gender-bending artistic expression, diversity, passion, and purpose.

A story which ultimately proves that a ballerina is not only a woman dancing—but an act of revolution in a tutu.

Bring a blanket and come early to secure your spot.

Thursday, June 13th
Arch Plaza
Screening at dusk