by Peter Aaron
Filmed in Colombia, Cambodia, Uganda, and Yemen coproduced by David Jacobsen (Lee Daniels’ The Butler), Adam Sjöberg, and rapper Nasir “Nas” Jones, Shake the Dust looks at the rise of breakdancing and follows the form from its birth on the New York streets to the those in the slums and ghettos of Africa and South America—making for “an inspiring tribute to the uplifting power of music and movement.” The film features music by Nas, Talib Kweli, and Common.
Watch the trailer here:
Shake the Dust will be shown at the Rosendale Theatre in Rosendale, New York, on July 12 at 3pm. Admission is $10 ($9 for members) and $6 for children 12 and under. For more information call (845) 658-8989 or visit www.rosendaletheatre.org.