Thursday, October 30, 2014
Thursday, August 22, 2013
The documentary “The Trials of Muhammad Ali,” examines Ali’s life outside the boxing ring, beginning with his conversion to Islam and decision to change his name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali. Director Bill Siegel talks about Ali’s role as an activist, his the controversies spurred by his objections to the Vietnam War. “the Trials of Muhammad Ali” opens August 23 at the IFC Center.
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Saturday, June 01, 2002
We find art on the ropes: host Kurt Andersen and writer Robert Anasi talk about the artistic attraction to boxing. Hollywood captures the "sweet science" and dancers bring Muhammad Ali's life to the stage. And an architecture critic finds the sublime in an oil refinery.