Elevation Pictures | Release Date: July 23, 2021
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 and featuring evocative archival footage and interviews with those who intimately knew him, director Jamila Wignotweaves together a resonant biography of an elusive visionary.
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Runtime: 82 min
Rating: Not Rated
Production: ITVS
Genres: Documentary
Country: US
Language: English
Home Release Date: Feb 1, 2022
Director Credit
Jamila Wignot Director
Principal Cast Credit
Alvin Ailey Self
George Faison Self
Judith Jamison Self
Producer Credit
Amanda Pollak Executive Producer
Bryn Mooser Executive Producer
Emily Blavatnik Executive Producer
Geralyn White Dreyfous Executive Producer
Jamila Wignot Producer
Jenny Raskin Executive Producer
Judy Kinberg Executive Producer
Kathryn Everett Executive Producer
Lauren DeFilippo Producer
Lauren Haber Co-Executive Producer
Matt Gottesfeld Associate Producer
Michael Kantor Executive Producer
Mimi Pham Executive Producer
Nancy Blachman Co-Executive Producer
Patty Quillin Co-Executive Producer
Rebecca Kent Archival Producer
Regina Kulik Scully Executive Producer
Roberto Grande Executive Producer
Sally Jo Fifer Executive Producer
Sarah Blachman Co-Executive Producer
Stephen Ives Executive Producer
Tony Hsieh Executive Producer