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75

Generally favorable reviews - based on 8 Critics

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  1. Positive: 7 out of 8
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  1. Reviewed by: Stephanie Merry
    Apr 24, 2014
    75
    While the movie can feel disjointed at times, bouncing around to cover so much territory, the climax of the kids’s ballroom competition makes up for any quibbles. If nothing else, it’s heartening to see the kids so transformed.
  2. Reviewed by: Peter Keough
    Apr 24, 2014
    75
    “So how are you going to get them to dance together?” Dancing never explains how. Instead, as in similar films such as “Hoop Dreams,” it focuses on the contest, reducing the participants to a handful of representative kids who end up learning something about themselves and others.
  3. Reviewed by: Sheri Linden
    Apr 17, 2014
    90
    A documentary that doesn't force-feed its message of hope but genuinely earns it.