Sparkle

 

Year: 2012
Country: USA
Run Time: 18 minutes

Sheri Sparkle Williams has been a star dancer with the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (DCDC) for nearly 40 years, a track record virtually unheard of in the professional dance community. The powerhouse dancer suffers her first serious injury, on stage during a bold performance. She must decide whether to face the tough work needed to recover in time for a return to the stage... at age 49. Winner of the 2012 Audience Award at the Silverdocs Film Festival.DCDC is a venerable African American modern dance company, founded by Jeraldyne Blunden. Its home is Dayton Ohio, though the company performs world wide.

Shorts Program
Ohio Shorts Program

Directors
Julia Reichert, Steven Bognar

Producers
Steve Bognar, Julia Reichert

Cinematography
Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert, Liz Cambron, Kyle Wilkingson, Melissa Godoy, Erick Stoll, Kasey Hosp, Megan Hague, Gregory Tucker

Editing
Steven Bognar

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