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Call Me Dancer Midseason Film Screening

Thursday, April 18 2024 | 7:00 - 9:00 pm
The David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Family JCC 

Manish is a talented and athletic street dancer from Mumbai who dreams of becoming professional against the wishes of his struggling parents. He meets a curmudgeonly Israeli ballet master who gives him the determination to keep going. But when he is pitted against another boy who’s got the attention of the top school in the world, Manish realizes he must push himself to his physical limits if he has any chance to succeed.

Price: $18 | JCC Member: $15

2024 SDIJFF Audience Award Winners

Audience Award Best Documentary Feature
1. Remembering Gene Wilder 
2. Left Alone Rhapsody – The Musical Memoir of Pianist John Bayless 
3. Bella! 

Audience Award Best Narrative Feature
1. Story of Annette Zelman 
2. Martha Liebermann - A Stolen Life 
3. My Father's Secrets