A Ballerina's Tale


1h 28m 2015

Brief Synopsis

Misty Copeland was the first African-American female soloist at New York's American Ballet Theatre in two decades. Her career was a challenge to every stereotype of what the ballerina symbolizes and should be. And Misty's life embodies a number of themes that speak to the larger culture and her pers

Film Details

Also Known As
Ballerina's Tale
MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Biography
Dance
Documentary
Release Date
2015
Production Company
The Film Sales Company
Distribution Company
IFC Films; IFC Films ; IFC Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m

Synopsis

Misty Copeland was the first African-American female soloist at New York's American Ballet Theatre in two decades. Her career was a challenge to every stereotype of what the ballerina symbolizes and should be. And Misty's life embodies a number of themes that speak to the larger culture and her personal challenges -- race, body image and Euro-centric perspective are mixed in with her own physical challenges.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ballerina's Tale
MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Biography
Dance
Documentary
Release Date
2015
Production Company
The Film Sales Company
Distribution Company
IFC Films; IFC Films ; IFC Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States October 14, 2015

Video on Demand in United States October 13, 2015

Limited Release in United States October 14, 2015

Released in United States 2015 (Arts and Letters)

Released in United States 2015 (Closing Night Film)

Released in United States 2015 (Special Screening)

Released in United States on Video February 2, 2016

Video on Demand in United States October 13, 2015

Released in United States 2015

Released in United States on Video February 2, 2016