Event Title: 
Community Cinema: The Trials of Muhammad Ali
Date: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Rutland Free Library
Address: 
10 Court Street
City, State: 
Rutland, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
VPT sponsored
Black History Month
Description: 

Preview & discussThe Trials of Muhammad Ali.

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 five-year prison sentence. Ali's choice of belief and conscience over fame and fortune resonates far beyond the boxing ring, striking issues of race, faith and identity that continue to confront us all today.

For more information about the film, visit http://www.itvs.org/films/trials-of-muhammad-ali.

This event is free and open to the public.

VPT is bringing Community Cinema to your community.  It is currently presented in Burlington at the Fletcher Free Library, Johnson at Johnson State College, Middlebury at the Ilsley Public Library, Montpelier at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Rutland at the Rutland Free Library and St. Johnsbury at Catamount Arts.

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