A Ballerina's Tale - Film Fundraiser

11 July 2016
6.45pm screening
Embassy Theatre, Wellington

Feature documentary about African-American ballerina Misty Copeland.

The film examines her prodigious rise, her potentially career ending injury, and themes of race and body image in the classical ballet world. ‘A Ballerina’s Tale’ also includes exclusive, unseen footage of Misty performing.

2015 Award for Best Documentary, African-American Film Critics Assn.

To introduce the film, NZSD tutor Qi Huan spoke about his experiences meeting and performing with Misty.

A fundraiser towards the NZSD's 50th Anniversary events in 2017.