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Black Ballerina (2016)

Set in the overwhelmingly white world of classical dance, it tells the stories of amazingly talented black ballerinas from several generations who face racism, exclusion and unequal ... See full summary »

Director:

Frances McElroy
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Cast

Cast overview:
Joan Myers Brown Joan Myers Brown ... Herself - founder, Philadanco
Delores Browne Delores Browne ... Herself - dancer, NY Negro Ballet
Bianca Fabré Bianca Fabré ... Herself - dancer
Ashley Murphy Ashley Murphy ... Herself - dancer, Dance Theatre of Harlem
Amanda Smith Amanda Smith ... Herself - dancer
Raven Wilkinson Raven Wilkinson ... Herself - dancer, Ballet Russe
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Storyline

Set in the overwhelmingly white world of classical dance, it 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.

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Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

TV-G
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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Philadelphia Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$400,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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