An intimate look at the legacy of an underappreciated Black legend of New York City's Broadway
Legendary Broadway and dance superstar Maurice Hines takes the much-deserved spotlight in this delightful documentary that wonderfully weaves together his past as a performer and his present as a teacher and mentor. This intimate look at Maurice’s life gives us an honest peek into the at times tumultuous relationship with his brother, the late great Gregory Hines, and features interviews with fellow legends Chita Rivera, Debbie Allen, and Mercedes Ellington. Using Hines’ career as a jumping-off point for essential conversations about race and sexuality on the Broadway stage, this beautiful portrait gives this captivating and outspoken performer his long overdue roses and shares his unique gifts with the world.
Cast: Maurice Hines
Writer: Tracy E. Hopkins
Part of The 32nd Annual New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival
Presented in partnership with Harlem Pride