Shake the Dust


Shake the Dust (2015)



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This documentary pays tribute to the art of breakdancing and its influence on young people around the world. From executive producer and rapper Nasir "Nas" Jones and filmmaker Adam Sjöberg.

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Critic Reviews for Shake the Dust

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (2)

For the most part "Shake the Dust" is a passably engaging ode to joy, the kind that feels special because it's hard-earned and communal, and it displaces adversity, however briefly.

May 14, 2015 | Full Review…

About a third of the movie is over before he gets past the dancing footage and vague references to social turmoil in each country, though the dancers he interviews compensate for the jarring shifts in location and the general lack of narrative flow.

Apr 16, 2015 | Full Review…

I enjoyed the music and dance in Shake the Dust, but it's rarely as insightful or as instructive as it could've been.

Aug 22, 2017 | Full Review…

Shake the Dust paints an inspiring portrait of b-boys and b-girls from Uganda, Colombia, Cambodia and Yemen.

Apr 12, 2017 | Full Review…

...despite its structural problems, Shake the Dust is at times stunning to look at.

May 22, 2015 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

The film's ultimate beauty lies ... in highlighting the shared cultural experiences of these disparate youth through hip-hop.

May 21, 2015 | Rating: 6.5/10 | Full Review…

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