Dance Me Outside

Dance Me Outside

Streaming Video - 2014
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Director Bruce McDonald explores life in a northern Ontario native reservation. This drama, based on a book by W.P. Kinsella, examines the tension between Native Canadians and Anglos in Canada from a Native perspective. Silas Crow, who lives on a Northern Ontario reserve, wants to take a mechanic's course with his friend Frank Fencepost. But before he can enroll, the teen must write a short narrative describing his home. The film is a series of alternatively poignant vignettes from Crow's narrative.
Publisher: [United States] : Video Services Corp : Made available through hoopla, 2014.
Branch Call Number: eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 84 min.)) : sd., col.
Restrictions on Access: Digital content provided by hoopla.

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bitsysmom
Apr 30, 2017

Watched it again. Is't still a great movie.

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BridgettM
Nov 18, 2016

Dance Me Outside is a coming-of-age movie about life on a reservation in Ontario. It was based on a short story collection of the same title by W. P. Kinsella, which I have not read. The script was good. It has a nice balance of drama and light comic relief. While it's worth seeing, the film definitely suffers due to its actors' inexperience. It could have been much better with stronger performances. Dance Me Outside is rated R for language and brief violence.

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wiredonjava
Sep 17, 2016

R.I.P Kinsella. I wanted to read your book but will settle for the movie.

multcolib_susannel Jan 25, 2015

This coming of age story takes place on the Kidabanese reservation in Canada. Two friends, Silas and Frank decide to take a course in mechanics so they can learn how to fix cars.

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