A Ballerina's Tale

Tracing the prodigious rise and potentially career-ending injury of Misty Copeland, the first African American ballerina in a major company, director Nelson George thoughtfully examines themes of race, class and body image in the elite ballet world.

Directed by Nelson George

Produced by Leslie Norville

Official Selection: Tribeca Film Festival

U.S. Distributor: Sundance Selects


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