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Don’t Play with L(Kn)ives is an original Hip Hop Screendance piece that explores knife crime in the UK. Bringing together some of the UK’s finest Hip Hop dancers, a live violinist & a spoken word artist. Don’t Play with L(Kn)ives will shine a light on this taboo aspect of British culture – sharing untold stories to deliver a poignant message to young people.

Content warning: parental guidance advised


A Dance-Film Production by The Motion Dance Collective

Commissioned by DanceXchange for Birmingham International Dance Festival

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