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“Poetic – absolutely beautiful.” – FilmWeek

“An elegant, impressionistic primer.” – Los Angeles Times

“A haunting portrait of what it means to be an artist.” – San Fransisco Chronicle

Alvin Ailey was a pioneer for African American dancers. Many know the name Alvin Ailey, but how many know the man? Ailey’s commitment to searching for truth in movement resulted in enduring choreography that centers on African American experiences. Director Jamila Wignot’s resonant biography grants artful access to the elusive visionary who founded one of the world’s most renowned dance companies, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

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