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Dj Aaron ...
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Anime ...
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Kareem Baptiste
Raynold Jarell Blackman ...
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Roger 'Dragun' Blake ...
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Reginald Cool Cakes ...
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Jamar 'Soup' Campbell ...
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Jonathan 'Showoff' Cespedes ...
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Jermaine 'Flizzo' Clement ...
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Comix ...
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Ringmaster Corey ...
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Drew Dollaz ...
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Jay Donn ...
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Element ...
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Samuel Estavien ...
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"Flexing" is a dance style forged in far east Brooklyn, at the dead-end of a handful of subway lines. Flex dancers channel the grittiness and crime of East New York into choreographed violence with gun movements, simulated bone-breaking, and the mimicked ripping of hearts from opponent's chests. Through battles dancers gain respect, craft an artistic identity, and sometimes find a sanctuary from the poverty and violence that saturates their neighborhood. No other style of street-dance is this violent, scary, or beautifully theatrical. In this purely do-it-yourself scene, creativity and ambition bring a community together around frequent dance-battle showcases that have begun to attract an international audience and may catapult the best dancers into careers in theater or film. Following a group of dancers for over two years, Flex is Kings explores the hopes and realities of this under-acknowledged and totally unfunded group of urban artists. Written by Flex Is Kings

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6 February 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

'Os Reis do Flexing'  »

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Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,152 (USA) (4 April 2014)

Gross:

$5,418 (USA) (4 April 2014)
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