Directed by Signe Taylor
Recommended for children 8 and up | 80 min. | 2011 | USA
Join charismatic young jugglers, acrobats, and clowns as they spend the summer performing with Circus Smirkus, the only travelling youth circus in the United States. This vibrant documentary follows 27 of America’s top circus performers, aged 12 to 18, over one unforgettable summer. Filled with great characters and amazing performances by truly talented teens, Circus Dreams is a heartwarming story that offers a unique look at youth on a voyage of artistic and personal discovery, and provides an inspiring testament to the power of youthful dreams.