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Independent Lens | The Trials of Muhammad Ali

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Screenings at:

Greenwich Public Library | February 5, 2014 at 6pm
Crandall Public Library | February 18, 2014
Union College | February 20, 2014 at 6pm
University at Albany | February 26, 2014

Available for Community Cinema February through April 2014.

The Trials of Muhammad Ali covers the famed boxer's toughest bout of all: his battle to overturn the five-year prison sentence he received for refusing U.S. military service. The film explores Ali's exile years when he was banned from boxing and found himself in the crosshairs of conflicts concerning race, religion, and wartime dissent.

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