Join our Cafe Cinematique International group as we watch important and provocative films – and stay after the film for an audience discussion. The best in international and independent films from all eras find their way to our coffee table.
A BALLERINA’S TALE
November 29, 2:00 pm. Part of the Café Cinematique International Film Discussion Series.
One Hour 25 Minutes
A feature documentary on African American ballerina Misty Copeland that examines her prodigious rise, her potentially career ending injury alongside themes of race and body image in the elite ballet world.
In A Ballerina’s Tale, director Nelson George paints a moving portrait of Copeland that underscores her triumphs over bodily and historical limitations. – Amy Brady, Village Voice.
Warm, compelling, slightly adoring. – John Anderson, Newsday