China Circus Elites
Price: $4.98 / €3.59
Documentary / Sports (2009) 50 minutes ~ Color
The Heilongjiang Acrobatic troupe, based in the city of Harbin, is one of China's most respected acrobatic groups. For over fifty years its performers have thrilled audiences throughout China with contemporary interpretations of this traditional art form. Two years ago, artistic director Mr. Guan Xin Min decided on a new and innovative direction for Heilongjiang, they would become the only acrobatics truope in China to perform on ice. Combining ice scaking and traditional acrobatics may be a great marketing tool, but it will take a team of ultra talented and dedicated performers to turn this idea into a reality. After training practices and performances, the Heilongjiang Acrobatic troupe is ready to take its unique style of ice acrobaics beyond mainland China. this is a tense and exciting time for all the yound performers, but will circustnaces beyond their control conspire to end this momentous endeavour before it even begins?
Directors: Jayashree Panjabi and Max Quinn
Stars: Imperial Chinese Acrobats