Mad Hot Ballroom: Film Guide

Mad Hot Ballroom
Mad Hot Ballroom




Short (1-4 activities)

A film guide that looks at Mad Hot Ballroom (2005), an uplifting, thought-provoking documentary about a group of ordinary eleven year-olds who set out to compete in a New York ballroom dance contest.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Performing Arts, PSHE Education, Music and Citizenship in addition to highlighting themes surrounding dance, school, poverty and growing up.

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This Resource Supports

  • Citizenship
  • Music
  • Performing Arts
  • PSHE Education

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