Sexy dancing makes for sexy movies. January's Bad Meaning Good celebrates the forbidden dance.
8pm: The Forbidden Dance
An Amazon Indian princess (Laura Elena Harring) travels to America when a major corporation's plans threaten to destroy her rainforest homeland. Whenthe company refuses to arrange a meeting with her, she and her boyfriend decide to raise her environmental message by dancing the Lambada on television. Trouble is, the corporate bigwigs have a lot at stake ... and they'll do anything to keep the couple off the air.
And yes you saw that right. SID FUCKING HAIG is in this. You know...
A schoolteacher by day, Kevin (J. Eddie Peck) gathers with a group of difficult inner-city youths each night to tutor them for the high school equivalency exam. To gain the barrio kids' respect, Kevin demonstrates his dazzling lambada moves on the dance floor. But when Kevin brushes off the advances of an infatuated student (Melora Hardin), she threatens to expose his risqué double life in this campy, hip-shaking 1990s melodrama.
From the director that brought you Breakin'!
Come drink and shake your pelvis with us. DJ Intel and Popstatic close out the night with music. This all goes down at The Burlington in Chicago.