Tilda Swinton leads Ebertfest dance-a-thon to Barry White: watch! (VIDEO)
Watch Tilda Swinton Lead a Barry White Dance-Along at Ebertfest
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April 24 2013 11:32 AM

Watch Tilda Swinton Lead a Barry White Dance-Along at Ebertfest

In the last of her dispatches from Ebertfest, Slate’s Dana Stevens wrote that one of her indelible memories from the occasion would be “Tilda Swinton leading a conga line of audience members through the aisles of the Virginia Theatre in an 11 a.m. ‘dance-along,’ as Roger’s wife Chaz, just over two weeks into widowhood, boogied onstage alone to Barry White’s ‘You’re the First, the Last, My Everything.’ ”

Happily, that unlikely event was filmed, and it is as surreal and celebratory as it sounds. Enjoy.

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David Haglund is the literary editor of NewYorker.com. 

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