CHICAGO – The issue of gender identity, especially for those who are born with a vagueness as to what to call themselves between/beyond boy and girl, has come front and center in the U.S., both with the legalization of gay marriage and the callous repudiation of identity by trying to pass laws dismissing it (the North Carolina “bathroom” laws). The performance companies of The Living Canvas and Nothing Without a Company is currently staging “[Trans]formation,” which presents gender identity art by six performers, who perform most of the play in the nude.
HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 30 Pairs of Chicago Passes to Sundance Ballet Film ‘First Position’
CHICAGO – Last-minute Hookup! In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film with our unique social giveaway technology, we have 30 admit-two movie passes up for grabs to the advance screening of the award-winning Sundance Selects documentary “First Position”!
“First Position” from director Bess Kargman stars Aran Bell, Gaya Bommer Yemini, Michaela Deprince, Jules Jarvis Fogarty, Miko Fogarty, Rebecca Houseknecht and Joan Sebastian Zamora.
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Here is the synopsis for “First Position”:
For the young dancers at the Youth America Grand Prix – one of the world’s most prestigious ballet competitions – lifelong dreams are at stake.
With hundreds competing for a handful of elite scholarships and contracts, practice and discipline are paramount and nothing short of perfection is expected. Bess Kargman’s award-winning documentary “First Position” follows six young dancers as they prepare for a chance to enter the world of professional ballet.
The dancers struggle through bloodied feet, near exhaustion and debilitating injuries all while navigating the drama of adolescence. A showcase of awe-inspiring talent, tenacity and passion, “First Position” paints a thrilling and moving portrait of the most gifted young ballet stars of tomorrow.
Image credit: Sundance Selects
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Winners need to arrive early as seats are consumed on a first-come, first-served basis. Since advance screenings are overbooked to ensure a full house, winners are not guaranteed entrance and must arrive early. We recommend arriving 45 minutes before the screening’s scheduled start time. Winners are typically e-mailed our advance-screening passes two days before the screening date. HollywoodChicago.com LLC is a promotional partner with the studio and its partners and doesn’t assume any liability for this giveaway. Note: Comments are closed in this Hookup.