'Ailey' Documentary Chronicles Black Experience Through Dance

February 11, 2021 07:33 PM
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"Ailey," a documentary about the life and creative spirit of iconic African American dancer, director and choreographer Alvin Ailey, weaves an immersive portrait of Ailey as a creative genius and a complex individual, who emoted his life experience through movement. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. VOA's Penelope Poulou spoke with the filmmaker about how Ailey's modern dance reflected the Black cultural experience. 
Camera: Penelope Poulou   Produced by: Penelope Poulou