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Many know the name Alvin Ailey, but how many know the man? Ailey’s commitment to searching for truth in movement resulted in pioneering and 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 DanceTheater.

Country, Year United States, 2021
DirectorJamila Wigno
CastAlvin Ailey, Robert Battle, Judith Jamison, Sylvia Waters
ProducerLauren DeFilippo
Runtime82 MINS, SECS