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Ailey
95-minutes
An immersive portrait of dance pioneer Alvin Ailey, told through his own words and a new dance inspired by his life.
Screening day / time
  • Nov 18-21: Virtual Encore
  • Nov 13 (Sat): Block 3 – 2:45pm

Ailey

Filmmakers
Running Time
Feature Film
95 minutes
Genres
Documentary

Ailey

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 Wignotweaves together a resonant biography of an elusive visionary.

Film details
Year(s) screened
  • 2021
Subtitles
None
More information
Festival screenings
Screening Day / Time
  • Nov 18-21: Virtual Encore
  • Nov 13 (Sat): Block 3 – 2:45pm
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