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''"No campfires. No sing-alongs. Just magic. Welcome to the REAL Hogwarts."''  
 
''"No campfires. No sing-alongs. Just magic. Welcome to the REAL Hogwarts."''  
  
"[[Magic Camp]]" is a documentary film about the [[Tannen's]] Summer Magic Camp. The camp (founded in 1972) is a 7-day overnight camp for teens ages 11-21 who have a sincere interest in the art of magic. More than 100 students from around the globe, spend each day with magic classes for both stage and close-up, daily lectures by guests, specialty workshops, competitions, breakout sessions and a different professional show each night. Some graduates of the camp include TV's street-magician, [[David Blaine]], Academy Award-Winning actor, [[Adrien Brody]], Siegfried & Roy protege, [[Darren Romeo]], the "Millionaire's Magician," [[Steve Cohen]], David "[[Silly Billy]]" Kaye, and others.
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"[[Magic Camp]]" is a documentary film about the [[Tannen's]] Summer Magic Camp. The camp (founded in 1972) is a 7-day overnight camp for teens ages 11-21 who have a sincere interest in the art of magic. More than 100 students from around the globe, spend each day with magic classes for both stage and close-up, daily lectures by guests, specialty workshops, competitions, breakout sessions and a different professional show each night. Some graduates of the camp include TV's street-magician, [[David Blaine]], Academy Award-Winning actor, [[Adrien Brody]], Siegfried & Roy protege, [[Darren Romeo]], the "Millionaire's Magician," [[Steve Cohen]], [[David Kaye]] (aka "Silly Billy"), and others.
  
 
This award-winng film is a coming-of-age story, that not only documents the overall camp experience, but also follows a select few young magicians as they use the camp as a safe place to push through some very difficult life challenges. One of the students is learning to deal with Tourette's Syndrome, and another copes with an near-fatal accident involving his father that happened at home, while he was away at camp. There are family hardships, rough performance critiques, a few heartbreaking moments and quite a few laughs.
 
This award-winng film is a coming-of-age story, that not only documents the overall camp experience, but also follows a select few young magicians as they use the camp as a safe place to push through some very difficult life challenges. One of the students is learning to deal with Tourette's Syndrome, and another copes with an near-fatal accident involving his father that happened at home, while he was away at camp. There are family hardships, rough performance critiques, a few heartbreaking moments and quite a few laughs.

Revision as of 03:46, 23 September 2012

MAGIC CAMP. [1]

"No campfires. No sing-alongs. Just magic. Welcome to the REAL Hogwarts."

"Magic Camp" is a documentary film about the Tannen's Summer Magic Camp. The camp (founded in 1972) is a 7-day overnight camp for teens ages 11-21 who have a sincere interest in the art of magic. More than 100 students from around the globe, spend each day with magic classes for both stage and close-up, daily lectures by guests, specialty workshops, competitions, breakout sessions and a different professional show each night. Some graduates of the camp include TV's street-magician, David Blaine, Academy Award-Winning actor, Adrien Brody, Siegfried & Roy protege, Darren Romeo, the "Millionaire's Magician," Steve Cohen, David Kaye (aka "Silly Billy"), and others.

This award-winng film is a coming-of-age story, that not only documents the overall camp experience, but also follows a select few young magicians as they use the camp as a safe place to push through some very difficult life challenges. One of the students is learning to deal with Tourette's Syndrome, and another copes with an near-fatal accident involving his father that happened at home, while he was away at camp. There are family hardships, rough performance critiques, a few heartbreaking moments and quite a few laughs.


References

  1. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1525580/
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