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ITVS Community Cinema [DC]: "The Trials of Muhammad Ali" (DCJCC)

ITVS Community Cinema

Sunday, April 13, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

ITVS Community Cinema [DC]:  "The Trials of Muhammad...

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Trials of Muhammad Ali


ITVS Community Cinema [DC] presents



The Trials of Muhammad Ali explores the extraordinary and complex life of the legendary athlete outside the boxing ring. From joining the controversial Nation of Islam and changing his name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali, from his refusal to serve in the Vietnam War in the name of protesting racial inequality to his global humanitarian work, Muhammad Ali remains an inspiring and controversial figure. Outspoken and passionate in his beliefs, Ali found himself in the crosshairs of conflicts concerning race, religion, and wartime dissent. Directed by Academy Award-nominated director Bill Siegel, The Trials of Muhammad Ali examines how one of the most celebrated sports champions of the 20th century risked fame and fortune to follow his faith and conscience.

Film and Q&A with MARIA SANTELLI, Director for the Center on Conscience and War

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Community Partners:  

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Washington DC Jewish Community Center, Busboys and PoetsHill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, Center for Media & Social Impact, DC Shorts

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When & Where

Washington DC Jewish Community Center
1529 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20016

Sunday, April 13, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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ITVS Community Cinema

Community Cinema is a national civic engagement initiative featuring free screenings of films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens. Presented by Independent Television Service (ITVS) in partnership with local public television stations and community organizations, these in-person events and online social screenings bring community members together to learn, discuss, and get involved in key social issues of our time. For a complete lineup and more information about the Community Cinema series visit: communitycinema.org.

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