"Muhammad Ali: The Greatest"
Muhammad Ali: The Greatest
(Dir. William Klein, 1969, 104 min.)
"If people started identifying with Cassius there'd be Negroes running around everywhere saying, 'I am the greatest.' " - Malcolm X.
In Muhammad Ali: The Greatest, Photographer William Klein focuses on the Ali, the media impresario, in material he shot in 1964 plus footage shot in Zaire in 1974 when Ali fought George Foreman.
Jock Docs: Boxing, a series curated by Laura Coxson runs April 14 -17. Guest speakers include filmmakers Leon Gast, Albert Maysles and Barbara Kopple, trainer Wali Muhammad (Ali's trainer and close friend of Sugar Ray Robinson) and author Herb Boyd (co-author, Pound for Pound: A Biography of Sugar Ray Robinson).
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