TAP WORLD & Tap Heat
Tuesday, June 25
SOLD OUT. A stand-by line will form 30 minutes before showtime.
Director Dean Hargrove in person
With live performances by Syncopated Ladies and other young tap dancers!
(2015, Dean Hargrove) Dean Hargrove, best known as producer of hit crime shows Columbo and Matlock, spans the globe from Hell’s Kitchen to Calcutta for this vibrant look at tap dancing around the world, with an Indian choreographer teaming up with an American tapper, a young Japanese woman working three jobs to afford tap lessons, a Brazilian teaching tap to kids from the favelas and much, much more. Featuring Maud and Chloe Arnold, aka Syncopated Ladies. DCP. Approx. 72 min.
Plus Dean Hargrove’s short Tap Heat (2004), featuring Jason Samuels Smith and veteran tap dancer Arthur Duncan. DCP. Approx. 14 min.
Tap World co-producers and tap super-stars Maud and Chloe Arnold – aka Syncopated Ladies – will appear with other young tappers for a live performance before and after the film. Following the screening, Film Forum Repertory Director Bruce Goldstein will moderate a Q&A with director Dean Hargrove, executive producer Jeff Peters, and Maud and Chloe Arnold.