Misty Copeland Documentary, "A Ballerina's Tale," Hits Theaters

 "A Ballerina’s Tale," a documentary that gives an intimate look into the life of ballerina Misty Copeland, is now in select theaters.

The film explores Copeland's career as she struggles with recovering from a potentially career-ending injury while being a black ballerina in a predominantly white Ballet world. Here is a synopsis of the film directed by Nelson George:

"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 a tumultuous upbringing and near career-ending injuries to become one of the most revered dancers of her generation. More than just a ballet success story, Copeland’s journey is a hugely inspirational, universal tale of perseverance."
You can see if the film is playing in your city here.

Watch the trailer below.    

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