"Based on director Bob Fosse's own extravagant life, this vibrant and spectacular film follows Fosse's alter ego. Joe Gideon in his relentless pursuit of sex, drugs and self-destruction. His womanizing both supports and debilitates him as he juggles his mistress, ex-wife and beloved daughter. Hovering over all of his excess is an angel. The proceedings are set amid rapturous dream sequences, lavish production numbers and fabulous sets."
Rafael, a young Cuban whose mother has just died, comes to the U.S. to meet his father, who runs a dance studio and is unaware of his paternal status. While dancers prepare for the World Open Dance championship in Las Vegas, it becomes clear that Rafael is a very good dancer, and Ruby is the studio's best hope for the championship.
In 1962 Baltimore there are changes in the air. Plus-sized teen Tracy Turnblad, with big hair and even bigger heart, has only one passion, to dance. She wins a spot on the local TV dance program, "The Corney Collins Show" and is transformed overnight from outsider to irrepressible teen celebrity. The trendsetting Tracy aims to win the heart of teen-dream Link Larkin and stand up for what she believes in.
Emperor Penguins from Antarctica each express their true love with a special heartsong of their own that expresses their very being. However, the misfit Mumble cannot sing. Instead he has an extraordinary talent to tap dance with almost magical energy and expression. Nevertheless, the leadership of the colony fearfully blames the young penguin's unorthodox ways for the lean fishing that threatens them all. Defiant in the face of unjust rejection, Mumble and his true friends set out to find the true cause of the famine. Through the friends trials and perils, Mumble learns many things about his frozen world, not the least of which being that his toe tapping talent may be what he needs to save his people.
Honey is a girl from the streets who works in a record store, teaches the occasional dance class at a community center, and treks downtown every weekend to hit the clubs and try out some new hip-hop dance moves. There, she meets a music video producer who offers her a chance to be a choreographer. But Honey decides that she is unwilling to pay his price. Determined to pick herself back up, Honey goes back to the inner-city of her youth with plans of starting a dance school.
Following her sister's death from drug addiction, a high school student is forced to leave her private school to return to her old, crime-filled neighborhood. There, she defies all the rules to achieve her dreams as she re-kindles her passion for the competitive world of step dancing. She gets the chance to get out of her drug and crime infested neighborhood to attend an exclusive academy.
Jessica is a bored-with-life middle-school English teacher who meets Jake, a West Coast Swing champion dancer. The two have an instant connection. Both feel that the other can fulfill what has been missing in their lives. But Jessica has a workaholic fiancé who's not a bad guy - when he's not on his Blackberry. Corinne is Jake's former dance partner, who just won't let Jake get away from the dangling carrot of a rekindled relationship. Now, Jake and Jessica must try to elude all obstacles, romantic or otherwise, to stay focused on their goal - winning the World Title and winning each other.
Eleven-year-old New York City public school kids journey into the world of ballroom dancing, and from their candid and hilarious perspectives, reveal pieces of themselves along the way. This school program started in 1994 and today has over 6,000 kids from 60 schools involved. Found in non-fiction videos in 793.33 M178.
When her mother suddenly dies, Sara must abandon her plans to become a ballerina and join her estranged father on Chicago's gritty South side. She feels out of place until she is befriended by a black classmate and her handsome brother, Derek. Sara and Derek's shared love for dance leads to romance-- and opposition from their families and friends.
Tyler is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore¹s tracks. The only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day making it out of there. Nora is a privileged ballet dancer attending an elite school of dance in Baltimore. The only thing standing in the way of her brilliant future is finding a great dance partner for her senior showcase. When trouble with the law lands Tyler with a community service gig at Maryland School of the Arts, he arrives as an angry outsider, until his skills as a gifted street dancer draw Nora¹s attention. With sparks flying on and off stage, Tyler realizes he has just one performance to prove that he can step up to a life far larger than he ever imagined.
After the death of his younger brother, D.J., a troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to bypass juvenile hall by enrolling in the historically black, Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. His efforts to get an education and woo the girl he likes are sidelined when he discovers 'stepping,' an old traditional dance performed by African American fraternities and soon finds himself in the middle of a fierce rivalry between the top two campus fraternities. Both, want and need D.J.'s fierce street-style dance moves to win the highly coveted national step show competition.
At Mr. Rad's Warehouse, the best hip-hop crews in Los Angeles compete for money and respect. But a crew from the suburbs moves in and crashes the party, stealing their dancers, and their moves. Elgin and David are street dancers who will have to pull together in order to believe in themselves, their crew, and in their dreams if they are to represent the streets and win the challenge and the money that is up for grabs.