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City of Ali

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City of Ali

City of Ali tells the story of how Muhammad Ali’s death brought the people of his Kentucky hometown—and the world—together for one unforgettable week. Ali’s passing on June 3, 2016, came in the midst of a bitter U.S. presidential election, a proposed Muslim ban, and the global expansion of the Black Lives Matter movement. Yet on the day of Ali’s funeral procession, more than 100,000 people lined the streets of Louisville to celebrate his life, while an estimated one billion people worldwide watched the events surrounding Ali’s memorial. City of Ali explores Ali’s lifelong relationship with his hometown through candid interviews with friends and relatives, who share stories even the most devoted Ali fans have never heard; NBC’s Craig Melvin, TV legend Dick Cavett, historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, 4-time Heavyweight Champion Evander Holyfield, ESPN’s Hannah Storm, and many others who gathered in Louisville attempt to answer the question “How do you say goodbye to The Greatest?”

Tickets: $10 (members), $12 (nonmembers)

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