Getting To The Nutcracker
Director: Serene Meshel-Dillman
In attendance: Serene Meshel-Dillman will attend screening.
Showing on 10/12/2014 at 12:10 pm
Rating: NR • Running Time: 98 minutes
Watch the trailer for Getting To The Nutcracker
Awards Received: BEST DOCUMENTARY-Alanta Film Festival, BEST DOCUMENTARY-Dances With FIlms, OUTSTANDING DIRECTION-Las Vegas FIlm Festival
Synopsis: Every Christmas season, the Nutcracker Ballet is performed in cities all over the world. Getting To The Nutcracker is a behind the curtain look at what it really takes to produce this ballet each year. Director, Serene Meshel – Dillman followed the Los Angeles based, Marat Daukayev Ballet Theatre, led by the former Kirov star, from auditions to final performances. You witness the joy of landing a principal role and the pain of losing one. The ballet dancers (boys and girls ages 3-18) are profiled; passionate people who, with their families, make incredible sacrifices of time and money just so that they may dance.