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‘B-Boy’ doc gets fiction treatment

Benson Lee's 2007 documentary Planet B-Boy is about to be adapted into a fictional feature. The documentary followed break dancing teams from Japan, South Korea, France and the U.S. who compete in Berlin at the Battle of the Year world championship. The fictional film will follow a team which 'returns to its roots' to reclaim it championship status.
May 4, 2009

Benson Lee’s 2007 documentary Planet B-Boy is about to be adapted into a fictional feature. The documentary followed break dancing teams from Japan, South Korea, France and the U.S. who compete in Berlin at the Battle of the Year world championship. The fictional film will follow a team which ‘returns to its roots’ to reclaim its championship status.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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