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First Position

Release Date: May 4, 2012 (limited)
Studio: IFC Films
Director: Bess Kargman
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Genre: Documentary
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Plot Summary: 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, struggling 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.

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