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Teach Me to Dance ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB526364
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  Vladimir Valenta, John Howe, Roman Kroitor
Directors:  Anne Wheeler
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal),Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Canadian History, Canadian History, Civics, Civics, Diversity, Diversity, Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Education, Family Studies/Home Economics, Family Studies/Home Economics, Fiction, Fiction, Health and Medicine, Health and Medicine, History, History, Social Issues, Social Issues
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1978
Running Time:  28m 35s


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Lesia convinces her English-Canadian friend Sarah to perform a Ukrainian dance with her as part of their school's Christmas pageant. However, Sarah's father objects. Angry at the growing number of Ukrainian settlers, he will not allow his daughter to do the Ukrainian dance with Lesia. But in spite of the prejudices of their parents, the girls' friendship remains strong, and they meet in Sarah's barn to celebrate Christmas Day together.

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