And Then We Danced

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Upstate Films is glad to bring you AND THEN WE DANCED, in partnership with Music Box films. You can see the film now through the Music Box StreamLocal platform, supported by Vimeo OnDemand (for compatibility information, please click here). Tickets are $12 per household, which allows you access to the film for 48 hours.


A passionate tale of love and liberation set amidst the conservative confines of modern Georgian society, AND THEN WE DANCED follows Merab, a devoted dancer who has been training for years with his partner Mary for a spot in the National Georgian Ensemble. The arrival of another male dancer, Irakli — gifted with perfect form and equipped with a rebellious streak — throws Merab off balance, sparking both an intense rivalry and romantic desire that may cause him to risk his future in dance as well as his relationships with Mary and his family. In Georgian with English subtitles.

“Gelbakhiani is commanding in his first acting role, metabolising heartbreak and moving with an irrepressible prowling sensuality.” – Simran Hans, The Observer

(Sweeden/Georgia / 2019 / Directed by Levan Akin)

Unrated / 1 hr 53 mins.