Billy Boys (1998)

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    United Kingdom Northern Ireland

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    Non Fiction


An experimental dance film made for television. A group of girls set off through the streets of Belfast for their Irish dancing classes. On the way, they encounter a group of Protestant boys who, in turn, are on their way to drumming rehearsals at the Orange Lodge for the 12th July parades. On the dance floor the two traditions can meet.

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