‘Uprooted’: The film that reclaims the true history of jazz dance

When we think of jazz dance – we may think of Broadway, the West End, Liza Minelli or West Side Story. The illuminating film “Uprooted” takes us way further back to the roots of this dance of African descent, born…

'Uprooted': The film that reclaims the true history of jazz dance

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When we think of jazz dance – we may think of Broadway, the West End, Liza Minelli or West Side Story. The illuminating film “Uprooted” takes us way further back to the roots of this dance of African descent, born out of slavery and entangled with the African American experience through hip hop and beyond.

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