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A Footnote in Ballet History? (2016)

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The establishment of the art of classical ballet in Egypt under the auspices of the state during the Cold War is at the heart of an extraordinary saga.
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Magda Saleh Magda Saleh ... Self
Diane Hakak Diane Hakak ... Self
Aleya Abdel Razek Aleya Abdel Razek ... Self
Wadoud Faizy Wadoud Faizy ... Self
Nadia Habib Eskinazi Nadia Habib Eskinazi ... Self
Safwat Gerges Safwat Gerges ... Self
Jack Josephson Jack Josephson ... Self
Ahlam Younes Ahlam Younes ... Self
Reda Sheta Reda Sheta ... Self
Yehia Abdeltawwab Yehia Abdeltawwab ... Self
Nelly Karim ... Self
Dina Fouad Dina Fouad ... Self
Ashraf Sewailam ... Self - Narrator
Mohamed Shams Mohamed Shams ... Self
Frank G. Wisner Jr. Frank G. Wisner Jr. ... Self
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The establishment of the art of classical ballet in Egypt under the auspices of the state during the Cold War is at the heart of an extraordinary saga, narrated here by its first pioneers. Prima ballerina Magda Saleh and fellow dancers recall the founding of the first national ballet school, staffed with Soviet teachers, the early triumphs, collapse and renewed hopes over five decades. Written by H & O Productions

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English | Arabic

Release Date:

7 May 2017 (USA) See more »

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Hamesh fi tarikh al ballet See more »

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New York, USA See more »

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$198,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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