Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Music Center hosting a free screening on Sunday, August 1, 2021. The Music Center will honor its long-standing partnership with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the revered dance company founded by Alvin Ailey, by hosting a free screening of the new film AILEY on Sunday, August 1, 2021.
Directed by Jamila Wignot and produced by Insignia Films, AILEY was an official selection of the @Sundance Film Festival earlier this year and runs 82 minutes. The free event begins at 7:30 p.m. with a pre-screening introduction of the film featuring Wignot, followed by the screening at 8:00 p.m. The pre-screening talk will give Angelenos and dance fans a behind-the-scenes look at the film, which chronicles the life of the artist, icon and activist.