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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 ... Herself
Diane Hakak Diane Hakak ... Herself
Aleya Abdel Razek Aleya Abdel Razek ... Herself
Wadoud Faizy Wadoud Faizy ... Herself
Nadia Habib Eskinazi Nadia Habib Eskinazi ... Herself
Safwat Gerges Safwat Gerges ... Himself
Jack Josephson Jack Josephson ... Himself
Ahlam Younes Ahlam Younes ... Herself
Reda Sheta Reda Sheta ... Himself
Yehia Abdeltawwab Yehia Abdeltawwab ... Himself
Nelly Karim ... Herself
Dina Fouad Dina Fouad ... Herself
Ashraf Sewailam ... Himself - Narrator
Mohamed Shams Mohamed Shams ... Himself
Frank G. Wisner Jr. Frank G. Wisner Jr. ... Himself
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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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art | new york | egypt | ballerina | ballet | See All (5) »


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USA | France | Saudi Arabia | Egypt

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English | Arabic

Release Date:

7 May 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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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Dolby SR | Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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Film Screened in 1st Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes in the best documentary section (November 2016) See more »

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