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The Trials of Muhammad Ali


Dir. Bill Siegel. 2013, 86 mins. Digital projection. A look at the legendary, inspiring and controversial boxer’s life outside of the ring, from joining the Nation of Islam and changing his name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali, to his refusal to serve in the Vietnam War and his ongoing global humanitarian work. Outspoken and passionate in his beliefs, Ali found himself at the center of America’s controversies over race, religion, and war. The Trials of Muhammad Ali examines how one of the most celebrated sports champions of the twentieth century risked his fame and fortune to follow his faith and conscience. 

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