Tribal Style bellydancing is an American fusion dance form created in the Bay Area. Characterized by its group improvisation format and artistic flexibility, tribal incorporates dance moves and costuming from many tribal cultures, from Arabic to Indian, with a strong American flair. This documentary explores the history and evolution of tribal as contemporary dancers add hip-hop moves and modern costume accents, moving performances from Middle Eastern restaurants to techno clubs. Ghawazee is an Egyptian word referring to female dancers who often lived on the fringes of society.
Sand to Gold