Magnolia at the Modern

First Position
  • June 22, 2012 - 6:00pm
  • June 22, 2012 - 8:00pm
  • June 23, 2012 - 5:00pm
  • June 24, 2012 - 12:00pm
  • June 24, 2012 - 2:00pm
  • June 24, 2012 - 4:00pm

"Helmer Kargman, once a young dancer herself, demonstrates ample knowledge of and passion for ballet life. Her crisply shot, smartly assembled pic provides, without pandering, an inspiring human-interest story that will hold up well under repeat viewings.” Alissa Simon, Variety 

First Position follows six talented young dancers (ages 9–19) from five continents as they prepare for a worldwide ballet competition that could transform their lives overnight.

90 minutes

The Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $8.50, $6.50 for Modern members. The Sunday noon show is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to the show.