PG-13 2021, USA
Documentary, 1h 22m
Ailey (PG-13 2021, Documentary, 1h 22m)
An immersive portrait of dance pioneer Alvin Ailey, told through his own words and a new dance inspired by his life. – Sundance Film Festival
Alvin Ailey was a trailblazing pioneer who found salvation through dance. Ailey traces the full contours of this brilliant and enigmatic man whose search for the truth in movement resulted in enduring choreography that centers on the Black American experience with grace, strength, and unparalleled beauty. Told through Ailey’s own words and featuring evocative archival footage and interviews with those who intimately knew him, director Jamila Wignot weaves together a resonant biography of an elusive visionary.
Sponsored by Leslie and Sherri Gregory
Friday, October 22, 2021 at 2:00 pm
Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 5:00 pm