Film - Series | April 21 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In 2011 two young Afro-Swedish women took on the macho world of competitive hip-hop danceand won. Niki Tsappos, born in Ethiopia and adopted by Swedish parents, and Martha Nabwire, a more recent immigrant from Uganda, are best friends whose skills and teamwork knock audiences and competitorsespecially menfor a loop. (Guys always want to be in charge, they note.) Boasting some amazing dance-battle footage and moving from Stockholm to Paris, Cuba to South Africa, this high-energy documentary follows these two vibrant young women as they travel, dance, and grow both closer together and farther apart.