The Trials of Muhammad Ali

The Trials of Muhammad Ali: A Film by Bill Siegel
TitleThe Trials of Muhammad Ali: A Film by Bill Siegel
Publication TypeAudiovisual (documentary)
Year of Publication2014
AuthorSiegel, Bill
Date Published04/2014
PublisherKino Lorber, Inc.
Place PublishedNew York, NY
Publication LanguageEnglish
KeywordsBlack Athlete, Boxing, Justice, Mock Trials
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The Trials of Muhammad Ali covers the explosive crossroads of Ali's life. When Cassius Clay becomes Muhammad Ali, his conversion to Islam and refusal to serve in the Vietnam War leave him banned from boxing and facing a fiver-year prison sentence. Ali's choice of belief and conscience over fame and fotune resonates far beyond the boxing ring, striking issues of race, faith and identity that continue to confront us all today.

Directed by Bill Siegel.