A Ballerina's Tale
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Iconic ballerina Misty Copeland made history when she became the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer of the legendary American Ballet Theater. Get the incredible, behind-the-scenes story of how she overcame outmoded ballet culture stereotypes and near career-ending injuries to become one of the most revered dancers of her generation. More than just a ballet success story, A BALLERINA’S TALE is a hugely inspirational and universal tale of perseverance.
"Inspirational doesn't begin to describe it." - Rolling Stone
"Warm, compelling." - Newsday
"A moving portrait of Copeland that underscores her triumphs over bodily and historical limitations." - Village Voice
"A nuanced, polished presentation of one of the hardest working women in her field - or any field." - BET.com