"My Dream" impresses Hollywood
The documentary My Dream received an enthusiastic response when it premiered in Hollywood. Performers put on the dance Thousand-Hand Guanyin to take down the curtain on Saturday, September 29, 2007 [Photo:cnsphoto]
My Dream, a documentary about the inspiring story of a group of Chinese disabled dancers, has received an enthusiastic response from viewers in Hollywood on Saturday night.
The film, which features dances like Thousand-Handed Guanyin and Butterfly Lovers by disabled dancers from the China Disabled People's Performing Art Troupe received eight rounds of applause during its 90-minute screening Chinanews.com reported.
Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences spoke highly of the documentary when communicating with Tai Lihua, leader of the troupe.
To thank the audience, Tai and her dancers performed the dance Thousand-Handed Guanyin to bring down the curtain.
Tai Lihua (R), head of the China Disabled People's Performing Art Troupe received a warm welcome by members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. [Photo:cnsphoto]
Performers from My Dream greet a disabled audience member who came to watch the film. [Photo:cnsphoto]
(CRI October 2, 2007)