Ailey

Opens Aug 13, 2021

Many know the name Alvin Ailey, but how many know the man?



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.


This film is available with Open Captions, Captiview personal captioning device, and Fidelio personal descriptive audio device.