A Ballerina’s Tale
Misty Copeland was the first African-American principal dancer for the New York's American Ballet Theater. Copeland's place in ballet history -- and American history -- comes to life in this engrossing documentary.
Recommended for ages 9 and older
Directed by Nelson George
(Sundance Selects, 2015)

March is Women’s History Month! Here are 10 fact-based stories about women that can spark great conversations with your kids. From a 1960s classic about Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan to new documentaries chronicling women and girls all around the world, these powerful movies are an excellent way to celebrate the strong females of yesterday, today, and tomorrow.