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A Ballerina’s Tale



Inspirational doesn't begin to describe it.

— David Fear, Rolling Stone

Presented by Sundance Selects | United States | Oct 13th, 2015 | 84 MINS | NR

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. Get the incredible, behind-the-scenes story of how she overcame a tumultuous upbringing 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.


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  • Leslie Norville