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      Ailey

      2021, Documentary, 1h 22m

      82 Reviews Fewer than 50 Ratings

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      Ailey pays invigorating tribute to its subject's brilliant legacy -- and offers a tantalizing introduction to the rest of a fascinating story. Read critic reviews

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      Movie Info

      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.

      • Rating: PG-13 (Brief Strong Language)

      • Genre: Documentary

      • Original Language: English

      • Director: Jamila Wignot

      • Producer: Lauren DeFilippo, Jamila Wignot

      • Release Date (Theaters):  limited

      • Release Date (Streaming):

      • Box Office (Gross USA): $188.6K

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      • Distributor: NEON

      • Production Co: Impact Partners, Black Public Media, Insignia Films, Artemis Rising Foundation, XTR, American Masters Pictures, Ford Foundation - Just Films, ITVS

      Cast & Crew

      Emily Blavatnik
      Geralyn White Dreyfous
      Kathryn Everett
      Sally Jo Fifer
      Naiti Gámez
      Annukka Lilja
      Al Malonga
      Regina K. Scully
      Jenny Raskin
      Bryn Mooser
      Mimi Pham
      Roberto Grande
      Tony Hsieh
      Judy Kinberg
      Michael Kantor
      Amanda Pollak

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