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Summary 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 a...

Directed By: Jamila Wignot

Ailey
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 18 Critic Reviews
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Summary 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 a...

Directed By: Jamila Wignot

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Generally Favorable Based on 18 Critic Reviews
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Generally Favorable Based on 18 Critic Reviews
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83% Positive
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17% Mixed
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Production Company Insignia Films, American Masters Pictures, Artemis Rising Foundation, Black Public Media, Ford Foundation - Just Films, ITVS International, Impact Partners, XTR
Release Date Jul 23, 2021
Duration 1 h 35 m
Rating PG-13
Sundance Film Festival
1 Nomination
São Paulo International Film Festival
1 Nomination
Black Reel Awards
1 Nomination