This past weekend, dance enthusiasts from all over the country virtually gathered to experience the 48th edition of Dance on Camera Festival, presented digitally for the first time ever. To celebrate the toe-tapping new works from both emerging and established filmmakers presented at this year’s festival, we asked you to share your favorite dance sequences in cinema history on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
Featuring unforgettable selections from the legendary Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, West Side Story, The Red Shoes, Call Me By Your Name, Hellzapoppin’, Denis Lavant, The Young Girls of Rochefort, Singin’ in the Rain, Saturday Night Fever, The Last Days of Disco, Burning, Dancer in the Dark, Madeline’s Madeline, and more, it’s the ideal selection to dance the night away to. Thank you to everyone who joined the conversation!
This ongoing series is a part of our Community Corner, which brings movie lovers together in a digital space for community and conversation.
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— Brian Formo (@BrianFormo) July 17, 2020
— Raffi Asdourian (@zaffi) July 16, 2020
— Sarah Thyre (@SarahThyre) July 16, 2020
Barn-raising number in 7 Brides for 7 Brothers.
— Michael McKean (@MJMcKean) July 16, 2020
— Josh Spiegel (@mousterpiece) July 16, 2020
— lise (@the400blcws) July 16, 2020
— Jacob Davison (@JacobDavison_) July 16, 2020
Whether it’s the “best” dance sequence in even that same film alone is arguable, but America from West Side Story is definitely a big favorite of mine.
— Arrhythmia Thermopolis (@ljzglvz) July 16, 2020
— FilmBart (@FilmBart) July 17, 2020
The opening sequence of Spike Lee’s, Do The Right Thing with Rosie Perez kicking ass to Public Enemy’s, Fight The Power. pic.twitter.com/9T6qQP8UrT
— Filipe 🤓 (@filipeoescritor) July 16, 2020
— himbos of color propagandist (@SPLENDOR1999) July 16, 2020
— Rusty (@radfemrusty) July 16, 2020
US Go Home. Claire Denis pic.twitter.com/fJejm4UU8Y
— Vinayak Bhat (@vinayaka_bhat_) July 16, 2020
The fire dance in Kurosawa’s The Hidden Fortress (1958) pic.twitter.com/qX4n27i9lb
— Hobbes (@Ho33ess) July 16, 2020