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February 3: UPFRONT's Ray Cornelius to host an 'Ailey Talkback" on IG for Sundance Film Fest

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Join UPFRONT's Ray Cornelius for a talk back with AILEY film director Jamila Wignot on Wednesday, February 3 at 7 p.m. EST on the @BronzLens Instagram page. The event is part of this year's Sundance Film Fesitval and is presented in partnership with Atlanta's own BronzLens Film Festival. 

AILEY is described as an immersive portrait of dance pioneer Alvin Ailey, told through his own words and a new dance inspired by his life titled Exodus and choreographed by Rennie Harris. It also features a bevy of who's who in the dance world including Ailey's artistic director emerita Judith Jamison and legends Bill T. Jones and George Faison.

In addition to Jamila Wignot,  the AILEY talk back will also feature Omelika Kuumba, Artistic Director Emerita of Giwayen Mata and Spelman College's Instructor of African Dance Forms in the Department of Dance Performance and Choreographer plus filmaker, dancer and featured Ailey II choreographer Juel D. Lane.

CLICK HERE for more information about the Sundance Film Festival. 

See you there! 

Ray Cornelius is one of Atlanta’s newest entertainment writers and media personalities. His arts and entertainment website, www.raycornelius.com spotlights the latest in “positive” African-American celebrity news and was established in 2012. Since that time Cornelius has covered a myriad of red carpet premieres, award shows and Atlanta-based films including Tyler Perry’s Temptation, The BronzeLens Film Festival, The Trumpet Awards, and The Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards just to name a few. He has also interviewed a who’s who list of today’s top singers, actors and reality stars. With nearly 20 years of media experience, Cornelius has also worked as an associate producer for the Emmy-winning public affairs program, ATL Insider and with such award shows as The Soul Train Awards, The Trumpet Awards and BET Hip-Hop Awards.