They Dance

"They Dance" is a short documentary film about same-sex ballroom dancing in the U.K.. The film follows the journey of two couples, who are both dance partners and life partners, as they search for belonging through dancing. It is a film about dancing, about equality, and about love.

  • Shiming Wang
    Director
  • Shiming Wang
    Producer
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    21 minutes 52 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 9, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    200 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    China
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
Director Biography - Shiming Wang

DOCUMENTARY FILMS
Who are you (16’) | 2018
A protrait of London and its people in 2018
Experimental Short Documentary

Beyond the Language (4’) | 2018
A film about Language, Identity and Community

INSTALLATION ART
Circle | 2018
A multi-screen experimental installation art work
Collaborated with two other directors

THEATRE SHOW
Sound Designer/Operator, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Australia |2016

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Director Statement

Shiming Wang is a Chinese filmmaker, currently living and working in London. She was born in China and gained Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Melbourne, Australia. Later she attended MA Documentary Filmmaking at Queen Mary, University of London. Shiming mainly focuses on documentary-filmmaking, but also creates video installation art and theatre shows.
Shiming is currently developing a short VR documentary reflecting the beauty of slowness in this increasingly speeded up and mechanised production world.