Black American Film Festival: Celebrating Voices of Love, History, & Freedom
Hosted by Dr. Erin Watley
2021; 1 h 35 m; PG-13 for brief strong language
Alvin Ailey was a visionary artist who found salvation through dance. In this immersive portrait, told in his own words and through the creation of a new dance inspired by his life, Ailey fully profiles this brilliant and enigmatic man who, when confronted by a world that refused to embrace him, was determined to build one that would.
Each Black American Film Festival screening will feature a brief introduction and a facilitated post-show discussion with Dr. Watley (Assoc. Professor of Communication & Cinema at McDaniel College).