You Don't Need Feet to Dance

You Don't Need Feet to Dance

Streaming Video - 2012
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Alan Govenar's new film reveals the extraordinary life of African immigrant Sidiki Conde. Sidiki lost the use of his legs to polio at age fourteen. Today, he balances his career as a performing artist with the almost insurmountable obstacles of day-to-day life in New York City. From his fifth-floor walk-up apartment, he traverses down the stairs on his hands and then navigates in his wheelchair through the sidewalks of Manhattan onto buses and into the subway. Despite his disability, he manages to teach workshops for disabled kids, busk on the street, rehearse with his musical group, bicycle with his hands, and prepare for a baby naming ceremony, where he plays djembe drums, sings, and dances on his hands...proving to the world You Don't Need Feet to Dance.
Publisher: ©2012
New York, N.Y. :, Distributed by Films Media Group,, 2015
[Place of publication not identified] :, First-Run Features (Firm),, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 20 min., 55 sec.)) :,sound, color
video file, rda

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