Romeo & Juliet

SFDFF 2019 Romeo and Juliet
Reimagined as a narrative feature and shot on location in Budapest, International Emmy Award-winning directors Michael Nunn and William Trevitt bring the Shakespeare classic, and Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s celebrated choreography to the big screen.

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Starring Royal Ballet Principal Dancers William Bracewell and Francesca Hayward as the young star-crossed lovers. Ms. Hayward is notable for being one of the few black ballerinas to ascend to the highest rank of Principal in a major classical ballet company. She was also recently introduced to Hollywood as one of the leads in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new CGI film version of the musical Cats. Directors Michael Nunn and William Trevitt – former Royal Ballet dancers and founders of their influential dance company, the Ballet Boyz will be present for a post-screening discussion.

Director(s): Michael Nunn, William Trevitt
Choreographer: Sir Kenneth MacMillan
(United Kingdom, 2019) 90 minutes


November 6, 2019 7:00 pm

Lucasfilm Premier Theater

Price: $17 - $20


Runtime: 90 minutes
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