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  1. Part one of three from this full length documentary.

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  3. Part three of three from this full length documentary.

  4. The credits for this documentary.


Aileen O'Sullivan's and Toby Mills' documentary follows troupe Black Grace as they prepare for an appearance at the world's premier dance festival, Jacob's Pillow in Massachusetts. It also charts the personal journey of the group's founder, choreographer Neil Ieremia, from the community halls of Porirua to the global stage, powered by an unrelenting perfectionism that makes for some heated rehearsal footage. Shortly after the US performances shown here, Ieremia fired the entire touring company, rebuilding his vision from scratch.

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 Aileen O'Sullivan
 Toby Mills
 Myk Farmer

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2006 Air New Zealand Screen Awards
Best Editing - Documentary: Ken Sparks

Nominated for Best Documentary and Camera - Documentary (Michael O'Connor)