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Ailey – Cinema at the Museum (Black History Month) | Remai Modern

This February, Cinema at the Museum features a selection of notable documentaries highlighting the work of Black artists, thinkers and leaders. Each film is paired with a short film by a Canadian artist or filmmaker.

Alvin Ailey was a visionary artist who found salvation through dance. This immersive portrait is told in his own words and through the creation of a new commission inspired by his life. Ailey profiles this brilliant and enigmatic man who — when confronted by a world that refused to embrace him — was determined to build one that would.

Ailey will be paired with Simone Blais’ Dance Like Everybody’s Watching
2020, CANADA, minutes, G

Follow three Black dancers in Victoria, BC as they share their passion for flamenco, hip hop and dancehall. While the dancers grapple with racism, tokenism and stereotypes, viewers are reminded that dance is always political.

Free with admission or membership. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive early to guarantee your seat.

The SaskTel Theatre is sanitized between events with an electrostatic sprayer, meant for spaces that are more difficult to disinfect using traditional cleaning techniques.

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