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Dirty Dancing

April 20

USA | 1987 | 100 Minutes | Emile Ardolino

In this beloved, music-tinged romance, teenager Frances "Baby" Houseman (Jennifer Grey), on vacation with her family at a Catskills resort, catches the eye of Johnny (Patrick Swyaze), the bad-boy dance instructor. They begin private lessons, have the time of their life, and show everyone how to do the lift during a sizzling talent show finale, proving that nobody puts Baby in a corner.

Newsies

April 22

USA | 1992 | 121 Minutes | Kenny Ortega

Now a hit Broadway musical, Disney's film about the 1899 Newsboy Strike was a failure on its initial release, but this high-energy musical has become a fan favorite thanks to a rousing soundtrack and an exuberant young cast featuring a young Christian Bale leading the way.

Singin' in the Rain

April 20

USA | 1952 | 103 Minutes | Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly

Gotta dance! This visual buffet features some of the greatest dance sequences ever committed to film including Gene Kelly's iconic title dance, Donald O’Connor's non-stop pratfalls, Debbie Reynolds' perky performance, and—vavoom—Cyd Charisse steaming up the room druing the stunning "Broadway Melody".

Step Up 2: The Streets

April 20

USA | 2006 | 97 Minutes | Jon Chu

The sequel that knows no equal, Step Up 2: The Streets features jaw-dropping dance sequences, a crazy visual style, and a plot that…oh, who cares! Just bring on the 410 crew, turn on the rain machine, and watch out for that Channing Tatum cameo!

Strictly Ballroom

April 20

Australia | 1992 | 94 Minutes | Baz Luhrmann

Director Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge!) first burst on the scene with this bright, off-beat tale of an unconventional ballroom dancer who partners with a clueless beginner in an attempt to win the Australian Pan Pacific Championships and show the Ballroom Confederation that they are wrong when they say, "there are no new steps!"

West Side Story

April 21

USA | 1961 | 152 Minutes | Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise

SIFF Members: show your card at the door for free admission! – Apr 21

Free for SIFF Members! Winner of ten Academy Awards, including Best Picture, this electrifying musical sets the ageless tragedy of Romeo and Juliet in the slums of 1950s New York.

Xanadu

April 20

USA | 1980 | 93 Minutes | Robert Greenwald

This 1980 musical fantasy may have been a notorious bomb when released, but it has grown into a beloved cult classic thanks to an amazing soundtrack by Olivia Newton-John and E.L.O., choreography by Kenny Ortega (Dirty Dancing), the mere presence of Gene Kelly, and a campy roller-skating finale that is resplendently insane.