Tap World

Release date:July 10, 2015

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Director:Dean Hargrove

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Starring:Chloe Arnold, Maud Arnold

Genre:Documentary

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Plot Summary:

The film shows how this dance form, inspired by slave ancestors, and born of African Americans during the jazz era, has inspired and unified cultures all over the world and become a universal language of its own. It features dancers from all corners of the globe taping and talking about the importance of this unique art form to themselves personally and to their communities.

This feature-length documentary starring the most cutting-edge tap dancers from across the globe, and follows leaders of the art form who are shaping the community around them. Their personal stories of inspiration, struggle, and triumph are keeping this art form alive and thriving internationally. For the first time, tap dancers of all ages were encouraged to share their individual journey through tap dance to be included in the film. Over 115 submissions were received from more than a dozen countries. The most compelling were chosen and weaved into the film alongside some of the Masters of Tap. The enthusiasm and support for this project clearly exemplifies the global growth appreciation and passion for Tap Dance.