20 FEET FROM STARDOM

(2013)

Run time: 1h 31 min | Documentary | Released: June 14, 2013 (USA)

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.

Director: Nelson George

Writer(s): N/A

Featured: Misty Copeland, Deirdre Kelly, Susan Fales-Hill, Leyla Fayyaz

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