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A Hymn for Alvin Ailey

contemporary dance • dance • Black history & experience • creative process • documentary • inspiring • performance excerpts
  • Film
  • YouTube
  • Free
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This documentary film goes behind the scenes of Judith Jamison’s ‘HYMN’ and gives you a look at Alvin Ailey’s life from the perspective of those who knew him best. ‘HYMN’ is a stirring work that features text performed on stage by Anna Deavere Smith from interviews she did with the entire Company, along with Mr. Ailey’s own words.

  • Duration
    56 minutes

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