Centerstage, which highlights performance:
CARE TO LAUGH
Director: Julie Getz
Jesus Trejo funnels his experiences as a caregiver to his elderly parents into disarmingly funny material for his stand-up routine.
CRAFTING AN ECHO
Director: Marco Williams
Choreographer Andonis Foniadakis struggles to stage an ambitious work with the Martha Graham Dance Company with no shortage of behind-the-scenes drama.
THE ICE KING
Director: James Erskine
A profile of 1976 Gold medal-winning figure skater John Curry, arguably the first openly gay Olympic athlete and the creator of ice dancing.
Director: Harry Mavromichalis
Follow Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis behind the scenes in this poetic profile of a stalwart New Yorker and beloved stage and screen treasure.
WE ARE NOT PRINCESSES
Directors: Bridgette Auger, Itab Azzam
Refreshingly candid Syrian women find personal connections to Greek tragedy during a theater workshop in a Lebanese refugee camp.
WHEN ARABS DANCED
Director: Jawad Rhalib
Jawad Rhalib profiles artists in the Muslim world—including his mother, a Moroccan dancer—who seek freedom from stereotypes and repression.
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