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Beyond Dabke: a Finnish Dancer Teaches in Palestine

Lennart Laberenz / Milla Koinstinen

Lennart Laberenz | Germany | 2009 | 72′ | English-spoken | no subtitles

The young Finnish dancer and choreographer Milla Koistinen is the first international teacher to be invited to give lessons at the Palestinian School of the Arts in Ramallah. She is immediately confronted by the cultural differences, which can be felt in the dance studio.