Planet B-Boy

An urban dance style that started on the streets of New York City in the 1970s, B-boying would become an important building block in the formation of hip-hop culture. Teens worldwide were jumping onto bits of cardboard to 'pop and lock', until the craze started to wane with the passing of the 1980s. But breakdancing is back and as limber youths from Germany, Japan, South Korea, France and the United States prepare to compete in the Battle of the Year, filmmakers follow the ambitious young dancers as they prepare to take part in one of the fiercest dance competitions on the planet.

Year: 2007
Genre: Documentaries, Music Capsule, General Docos, Film Festivals 2008, Dance on Film, Docos - General
Country: USA
Director: Benson Lee
Duration: 99 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains offensive language.
Location in store: Documentary (General)



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