The Trials of Muhammad Ali | TIFF

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

The Trials of Muhammad Ali (U.S.A.)

Directed by:
Bill Siegel
Cast:
Muhammad Ali, Eamonn Andrews, David Susskind
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2014
Synopsis:

A documentary about the sports superhero choosing faith and conscience over fame and fortune, in defiance of an American public enraged by his opposition to the Vietnam War and unwilling to accept his conversion to Islam. Archival scenes highlight the life forces who support and oppose him, including his spiritual mentors, Malcolm X and Elijah Muhammad.

Festivals
Tribeca 2013, IDFA 2013, Goteborg 2014

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