Dancing in Jaffa

Many Israelis and Palestinians would normally hesitate to come together and talk right now, but world champion ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine is getting them to dance together. These students are Jewish and Palestinian Israeli children who come together for a course in Latin Dance, the details of which are documented in a new film called, “Dancing in Jaffa.”

As hard as it might be for some of the kids to get over their native religious and cultural differences, there are also plenty of chances for discussion and laughter arise as well, as the above trailer says.

He goes deeper into his philosophies about dance in his TEDx talk: