Monthly Archives: February 2012

  Dancing Classrooms Los Angeles, the classroom-based social development arts-in-education program that was featured in the critically acclaimed, Oscar-nominated documentary, Mad Hot Ballroom has finally arrived in Los Angeles!   With the support of community leaders, local politicians and LAUSD officials, Dancing Classrooms LA provides a ten-week, twenty-session social development […]

Dancing Classrooms Featured on NBC Nightly News

by Steve Ramos A gay riff on Cher’s dance melodrama Burlesque, House of Boys trades Cher and Christina Aguilera for audience friendly hunks Frank (Layke Anderson) and Jake (Benn Northover). Cher (in spirit) makes a fleeting appearance in co-writer/director Jean-Claude Schlim’s sweet natured and showy go-go boys drama. (Cher would […]

Handsome leads will draw audiences to House of Boys

‘Raju’ Director on Going to Great Lengths to Film a Short Max Zaehle (left) directing Wotan Mohring and Julia Richter in ‘Raju.’ Barbara Chai, Wall Street Journal Although his short film, “Raju,” deals with the weighty subject of illegal child-trafficking, director Max Zaehle is ebullient when discussing his work. Perhaps […]

Angelus Winner Talks Oscar With WSJ