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Date:
October 18, 2019
Time:
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
Publick Playhouse
Address:
5445 Landover Road
Cheverly, MD 20784
Contact:
301-277-1710; TTY 301-699-2554
Cost:
FREE!!; Ticket required.
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Platinum Movie: Black Ballerina (2016)

Friday, October 18, 2019


Set in the world of classical dance, Black Ballerina 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. The film includes the story of Joan Myers Brown, artistic director of Philadanco, featured this season at the Publick Playhouse.

Ages: 60 & Better