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Lil' Buck: Real Swan (Preceded by short film ‘Birds in the Earth’ directed by Marja Helander) (Lil' Buck: Real Swan)

DFI Cinema

/ Feature Documentary / France, United States of America / 2019 / Colour
In English / Arabic subtitles
Rated: Mature subject matter. Not suitable for minors. Individuals under the age of 18 are not admitted into cinemas.

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Dancer Lil' Buck grew up jookin and bucking on the streets of Memphis. After a breathtaking video of him dancing to Camille Saint-Saëns' "The Swan" accompanied by cellist Yo-Yo Ma went viral, everything changed.

Birds in the Earth
Two sister ballerinas dance through the villages and forests of the Sámi land in this whimsical and disarming commentary on indigenous sovereignty and land ownership (The Sámi are the only indigenous people within the European Union area).