Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami
“Cashius Clay was born in Louisville; Muhammad Ali was born in Miami”
This documentary is phenomenal. They had a screening last November on the beach and on the local PBS station, which a lot of people didn’t hear about. But never fear, you can pre-order your DVD by clicking here. (Rhyme Scheme, holla) – Or wait for the national premier in Fall of 2008. Watch the trailer by clicking below
In 1960, a young boxer named Cassius Clay came to Miami, determined to become world heavyweight champion. In the end, he became something more, a legend. Combining original footage with interviews of those who were closest to him including his trainer, Angelo Dundee, fight doctor Ferdie Pacheco, and Ali’s Miami neighbors and friends ”Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami is the story of that evolution, as well as a chronicle of Miami’s historic black community and the famed Fifth Street Gym. See why, without Miami, there might never have been a Muhammad Ali.
Official Site: http://ali.wlrn.org