Teach me to dance

Canada, 1978

Film
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Lesia convinces her English-Canadian friend Sarah to perform a Ukrainian dance with her as part of their school’s Christmas pageant. However, Sarah’s father objects. Angry at the growing number of Ukrainian settlers, he will not allow his daughter to do the Ukrainian dance with Lesia. But in spite of the prejudices of their parents, the girls’ friendship remains strong, and they meet in Sarah’s barn to celebrate Christmas Day together. Award: Milan. Story and screenplay by Myrna Kostash. Suitable for upper primary and middle and upper secondary levels.

Credits

director

Anne Wheeler

producer

Vladimir Valenta

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:29:00:00

Colour

Colour

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