Featuring Special Guest, Jamila Wignot, Movie Director

Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey invites you to the premiere of the movie AILEY on August 5, 2021 at 6:30 PM. The film provides a portrait of dance pioneer Alvin Ailey, told through his own words. Join us for our Exclusive Red Carpet Event at Ward Parkway AMC.

Your $25 ticket purchase includes:

  • Viewing the movie
  • Free full size AILEY movie poster
  • Popcorn and Soda Combo
  • Interaction with the movie director Jamila Wignot during a pre-show introduction and post-show Q&A

Please note: You can only buy tickets using the ticketing form on THIS PAGE, tickets will not be available for purchase on the night of the premiere. Seating is limited, only two tickets available per transaction.

Join us for the Pre-Show Reception

August 5, 2021

3:30 – 5:00 PM

Black Archives of Mid-America

1722 E 17th Terrace

Kansas City, MO 64108

The reception is free and open to the public. Guests will have the chance to:

Director of AILEY, Jamila Wignot

  • View Alvin Ailey’s Personal Papers on display (from the Allan Gray Family Collection)
  • Meet & participate in a Q&A Session with AILEY movie director Jamila Wignot
  • Enjoy light snacks and beverages