Jul 21, 2020 · ‘Uprooted: The Journey of Jazz Dance’: Film Review. Dancer-turned-filmmaker Khadifa Wong's debut documentary, 'Uprooted,' explores the history and evolution of jazz dance, from its slavery-era ...
Nov 27, 2020 · Review: Uprooted: The Journey of Dance Jazz Published on : November 27, 2020 November 24, 2020 by Drm.am A fascinating exploration of the cultural and historical impact jazz dance has had on America, it situates the connection between dance and oppressed sections of society.
Mar 11, 2021 · But Uprooted, subtitled “The Journey of Jazz Dance,” is more than a timeline. It is a parable of economics, access, recognition, and loss. The film is acutely aware of the historic brutality that brought jazz to North America through the slave trade and the makers that remained invisible while the form became popularized and monetized.
Uprooted: The Journey of Jazz Dance, details the history of jazz dance by presenting its inescapable connection to the complex lineage at the heart of a nation. 9 In the current age - of (a)historical takes and sanitized nostalgia, it's difficult to call anything "quintessentially American" that's not baseball and apple pie (literally).
Jul 20, 2020 · Uprooted: The Journey of Jazz Dance: Directed by Khadifa Wong. With Debbie Allen, Joshua Bergasse, Al Blackstone, Andy Blankenbuehler. A feature length documentary on the lineage and future progressions of jazz dance.
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Jul 15, 2020 · UPROOTED is the story of Jazz Dance, a kind of freestyle form of expression that grew along side Jazz as people simply moved to the music. You have seen Jazz Dance everywhere from dance clubs to Broadway to TV and odds are, if you are not a dance person like me you never were fully aware of the classification.
Jan 22, 2021 · Uprooted: The Journey of Jazz Dance, 2020 Khadifa Wong’s documentary completely blew me away. Powerfully interweaving dance footage from a multitude of companies and an abundance of scholars and dancers, this history of jazz dance in the United States is dynamic and persuasive.