Saturday, February 12, 2022
Q&A with Leslie Shampaine, Pip Gilmour, Manish Chauhan and Liz Wolff
Call Me Dancer
Leslie Shampaine, Pip Gilmour, In Production, USA, 50m
When Manish, a hip-hop dancer, accidentally walks into a ballet class in Mumbai, his world opens up and a passion is born. The tough ballet master, Yehuda, recognizes his talent and dares him to fulﬁll his dreams of dancing professionally, giving him the courage to defy family, culture, and poverty.
Call Me Dancer is a story of hope, heartache, and hard work. Manish and Yehuda search to uncover who and what they are. Yehuda seeks a purpose and a place to call home. Manish dreams of dancing on the world stage, but struggles to break free from the confines of his own economic and social circumstances. In the process, they change each other’s lives.