Among B-Boys made its world premiere as the winner of the 2011 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival's Audience Favorite for Documentary Film, and has screened at film festivals, colleges, and community centers nationally and overseas. The film made its public television debut in May 2013, check local PBS affiliate listings for show times.
Christopher Woon aka PaperSon, debuts in his first documentary feature, revealing a story of unity and affirmation between generations of Hmong explored through the intersection of rugged urban b-boyin’ (breakdancing) and the traditional roots of Hmong culture. Among B-Boys unveils a story of the modern and the traditional actually affirming each other, visually weaving between the older generation’s memory of ethnicity and war and the younger generation’s toprocks, footwork, freezes and power-moves.
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