Dancing in Jaffa stands as a companion piece to Knowledge Is the Beginning, the film about the orchestra put together by the composer Daniel Barenboim that involved young Arab and Israeli musicians.
Here, world-champion ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine returns after many years to his native Jaffa and uses dance classes for kids as a tool for reconciliation and understanding between Jewish and Palestinian Israelis.
Dulaine calls it "a social development" programme. His efforts with the kids make for an uplifting and gently comic documentary.
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