Competition: Win ‘First Position’ on DVD *closed*

Directed and produced by debut American filmmaker Bess Kargman, heartwarming documentary First Position (2011) follows six aspirational young dancers, each of them striving for one specific goal – a place in the American Grand Prix final, the world’s most prestigious ballet competition. To celebrate the DVD rerelease of First Position on 27 May (this Monday), following its theatrical run in UK cinemas earlier this year, we have THREE DVD copies of Kargman’s film to give away to our loyal readership, courtesy of the folks at Artificial Eye. This is an exclusive competition for our Facebook and Twitter fans, so if you haven’t already, ‘Like’ us at or follow us @CineVue before answering the question below.

The Youth America Grand Prix is one of the country’s most prestigious annual ballet competitions where entrants are offered the potential of scholarships, funding and future roles in dance companies. Kargman’s documentary follows six aspiring dancers, including children originally from Colombia and Sierra Leone, aged between 14 and 17, as they prepare to perform in front of the judges.

To be in with a chance of winning one of THREE DVD copies of First Position, just answer the following simple question:

Which style of dance does Kargman’s First Position focus upon?

a) Ballet
b) Ballroom

c) Tap

To enter, simply fill out the contact form below with your name, email address, subject (‘Position’), answer and postal address.*

*Please note that this is a special competition which only our Facebook and Twitter fans will be eligible to win. If you are not on our Facebook ‘Like’ list, then you can easily join us by following this link: and/or follow us on Twitter @CineVue.

Bess Kargman’s First Position is released on DVD on Monday 27 May, courtesy of Artificial Eye.

The competition closes at 6pm on Thursday 30 May, 2013.

• The competition is open to UK readers only.
• Prizes must be taken as stated and cannot be deferred. There will be no cash alternatives.
• CineVue does not accept any responsibility for late or lost entries due to the internet or email problems.
• CineVue reserves the right to cancel the competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances arise outside of its control.
• Prizes unclaimed after 28 days will be deemed to have been forfeited.