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When the Beat Drops

Directed by Jamal Sims
United States, 2018
Documentary, Music, LGBT+


Helmed by world-class director-choreographer Jamal Sims, When the Beat Drops immerses viewers in the growing culture of bucking—and if you’re unfamiliar with this hyper-athletic, wildly creative dance phenomenon, prepare to be electrified.

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When the Beat Drops Directed by Jamal Sims

Awards & Festivals

Outfest: Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

2018 | Winner: Documentary Feature Grand Jury Prize

Miami International Film Festival

2018 | Winner: Knight Documentary Achievement Award

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