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Mark Willinson's documentary is a thrilling leap into the history of tap-dancing in the US. This documentary employs a subtle blend of art and politics to uncover the origins of this artistic movement, tracing its path through major historical events. Underscoring the key contributions of the Afro-American community and of Irish immigrants, Willinson traces tap’s evolution right up to the present day. A densely packed cultural account drawing on rich and diverse archival sources.
San Francisco Dance Film Festival, USA (2018) - Audience Award Winner
Lincoln Center Film Society, USA (2018)
Jacob Burns Film Center, USA (2018)
Flatlands Dance Film Festival, USA (2019)
Skirball Cultural Center, USA (2019)