San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
From award winning director Brian Lilla comes Ballroom Confidential, a heartfelt and amusing documentary that follows a group of rambunctious senior women and their younger dance instructors preparing for a ballroom dance performance. Perfecting dance routines partner with confessions of aging, losing life partners and crossing the line between dance instructor and student. Culminating in a passionate one night performance, Ballroom Confidential is a moving testament to aging, friendship and the power of ballroom dancing. Please join attending Director Brian Lilla for the West coast premiere of Ballroom Confidential.
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Award winning director Brian Lilla sculpts intimate documentaries often featuring marginalized people pursuing big dreams. In 2008, Lilla’s Tale Of Two Bondage Models earned him a best documentary nomination at the Tribeca Film Festival. Followed up in 2011 with Patagonia Rising, this multiple award winning film was acquired for distribution through First Run Features. The New York Times has described Lilla’s work as “Beautifully filmed and patiently explained” while Variety Magazine stated it as “Intelligent and awe-inspiring”. Motivated by his mothers journey into ballroom dancing after losing her husband Richard, Ballroom Confidential is an emotional caravan into the hearts and homes of a community barricaded by love and loss.