Congratulations to “Flex Is Kings" directord Deidre Schoo and Michael Beach Nichols. The filmmakers will receive a digital distribution consultation from SnagFilms and the film is now officially a candidate for Project of the Month. That winner will be awarded with a consultation from the Sundance Institute.
Here's what the project's about:
"Flex Is Kings" is a documentary about street dance set in East New York, a highly impoverished community in Brooklyn. Despite the high crime rates, a large and growing group of young men are resisting gang life to pioneer a form of narrative dance that tells the story of their streets. Their self organized dance battle competitions involve mock gun battles as well as dream-inspired flights of fancy. The film--shot over 2 years and over 300 hours of footage--tells the story of this art form—called “Flexing”-- and focuses on some of its key personalities.
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