Flex Is Kings Feature Trailer (2013)

Feature trailer for Flex is Kings.

"Flexing" is a dance style forged in far east Brooklyn, at the dead-end of a handful of subway lines. Flex dancers channel the grittiness and crime of East New York into choreographed violence with gun movements, simulated bone-breaking, and the mimicked ripping of hearts from opponent's chests. Through battles dancers gain respect, craft an artistic identity, and sometimes find a sanctuary from the poverty and violence that saturates their neighborhood. No other style of street-dance is this violent, scary, or beautifully theatrical. In this purely do-it-yourself scene, creativity and ambition bring a community together around frequent dance-battle showcases that have begun to attract an international audience and may catapult the best dancers into careers in theater or film. Following a group of dancers for over two years, Flex is Kings explores the hopes and realities of this under-acknowledged and totally unfunded group of urban artists.

Duration
2 min 19 sec

Views
4,345

Posted On
April 02, 2014
Director
Michael Beach Nichols

Writer
Unknown or Not Available

Studio
Independent

Release
April 17, 2013
Cast
Unknown or Not Available
Trailer Tracks
No Music Available
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