Accessible for All Screening: AILEY

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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.


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Accessible for All screenings are presented in a sensory-friendly environment. All films in the series are presented with Open Captions, lower volume, and with lights dimmed instead of turned out. To learn more about the series, visit the series page.

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Running Time: 82 minutes82 MIN
This Film is Wheelchair Accessible

Documentarian Jamila Wignot paints a sensitive and humanistic portrait of Alvin Ailey, the legendary American dancer and choreographer.

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