Film: Black Ballerina

Golden Gate Valley Meeting Room
Golden Gate Valley

1801 Green Street
San Francisco, CA 94123
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Wednesday, 2/26/2020
3:00 - 4:00

Set in the overwhelmingly white world of classical dance, Black Ballerina tells the stories of amazingly talented black ballerinas from several generations who face racism, exclusion and unequal opportunity while pursuing their dreams to dance.

Interviews are combined with stunning archival footage and photography to explore how the challenges of the past still exist in the ethereal world of ballet today. Directed by Frances McElroy. TV-G, 57 mins., 2016.

*photo credit: Raven Wilkinson in costume at the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. Photo: historicheroines.org