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FILM RIGHTS AUTOBIOGRAPHY MICHAELA DEPRINCE BOUGHT BY MGM Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has acquired the rights to the Michaela DePrince and Elaine DePrince’s children’s novel Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina. MGM will adapt the book into a feature length film with Alloy Entertainment. The book follows Michaela DePrince’s life as an orphan in war-torn Sierra […]

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Ballet News reviews | First Position

Ballet News reviews | First Position First Position is a documentary film, following the fortunes of seven children between the ages of 10-17 (during filming) as they compete for scholarships at the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) in 2010. YAGP is an annual competition for students aged 9-19 and the final is held in New York, where only […]

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