A Ballerina’s Tale

Sunday, March 21, 2021

Iconic ballerina Misty Copeland made history when she became the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer of the legendary American Ballet Theater. Discover the incredible, behind-the-scenes story of how she overcame racial and cultural barriers and near career-ending injuries to become one of the most revered dancers of her generation. More than just a ballet success story, Copeland’s journey is a hugely inspirational, universal tale of perseverance.

A BALLERINA’S TALE opened at IFC Center on October 14, 2015 and screened until November 5, 2015

  • Country USA
  • Running Time 85 minutes
  • Director Nelson George
  • Cast Misty Copeland