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Title Planet B-boy [videorecording] / Southpole ; [presented by] Elephant Eye Films and Mondo Paradiso Productions NYC in association with Mental Pictures ; produced by Amy Lo ; directed and produced by Benson Lee.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Arts Alliance America, [2008]

Copies

Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Kankakee PL First Floor - KKBB-2  DVD 793.3 PLA 2007    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult DVD - NSRY-11  DOC DVD 793.3 PLA    AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Note Documentary.
System Details DVD, widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital, NTSC.
Note Title from container.
Credits Director of photography, Vasco Nunes ; editors, Jeff Marcello, Benson Lee ; original music, Woody Pak, Mowg, Peter Miser.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Audience Not rated.
Summary Set in the international world of B-boying - the urban dance more commonly known as 'breakdancing.' Weaving between the vivid backdrops of Osaka, Paris, Seoul and Las Vegas, unforgettable images frame the intimate stories of dancers who struggle for their dreams despite being misunderstood by the larger socieity and even their own families. An American dancer in Vegas looks for his big break; a Korean son seeks his father's approval; a twelve-year-old boy in France confronts his familiy's racism. All the dancers lives collide in Germany where their skills are put to the ultimate test: the "Battle of the year" finals, with crews from 18 nations vying for the title of World Champion.
Note Special features: More on B-boying: a deeper look at the artistry behind the dance featuring seminal figures of B-boy culture including Ken Swift, Storm, Tracz, Mr. Freeze, Buddha, and Matha Cooper; photo gallery.
Subject Break dancing.
Break dancers.
Contests -- Germany.
Urban youth.
African American young men.
Young men.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Dance -- Performance.
Added Author Lo, Amy.
Lee, Benson.
Southpole (Firm)
Elephant Eye Films
Mondo Paradiso Productions NYC (Firm)
Mental Pictures (Firm)
Arts Alliance America (Firm)
Standard No. 829567054826
Music No. 670548 Arts Alliance America

 
    
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