Desert Dancer (2016)

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A group of young Iranian dancers fearful of the official artistic censorship form a secret dance company in the desert outside Tehran. The troupe seek inspiration from snatched internet viewing of videos banned in their country featuring dancers like Michael Jackson, Gene Kelly and Rudolf Nureyev.

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