You Don't Need Feet to Dance (2013)




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African immigrant Sidiki Conde, having lost the use of his legs to polio at fourteen, balances his career as a performing artist with the almost insurmountable obstacles of life in New York City, from his fifth-floor walk up apartment in the East village, down the stairs with his hands and navigating in his wheelchair through Manhattan onto buses and into the subway.Sidiki struggles to cope with his disability and to earn a decent living, but he still manages to teach workshops for disabled … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Musical & Performing Arts, Special Interest
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On DVD: Jul 1, 2013
Box Office: $1.2k
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All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

This portrait of an indomitable figure overcoming his handicap proves deeply inspirational.

Full Review… | March 22, 2013
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

In a film plunked somewhat unfortunately between the inspirational and the ordinary, the impressively patient Mr. Conde voices public-service-announcement sentiments about being able to do as much as anyone else.

Full Review… | March 21, 2013
New York Times
Top Critic

Conde knows that being in New York has given him the opportunity to make a life, but Govenar's slow pace doesn't quite do the story justice.

Full Review… | March 19, 2013
Village Voice
Top Critic

Underwhelming and undernourishing.

Full Review… | March 28, 2013
NYC Movie Guru

An inspiring documentary about a disabled West African drummer whose music and dancing enable him to transcend his woes and rejoice in the gift of life.

Full Review… | March 25, 2013
Spirituality and Practice

Despite its title, there's actually very little dancing, or rhythmic flair, in You Don't Need Feet to Dance.

Full Review… | March 23, 2013
Slant Magazine

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