Free Flicks - When We Were Kings
This Academy Award-winning documentary features the rise of Muhammad Ali, culminating in an organized fight set in Zaire against George Foreman. James Brown and B.B. King among others are set to perform at an accompanying music festival as well, making this an all-encompassing sensory experience. Ali is striking, compelling and completely entertaining as he psyches up the audience. A riveting look at history, music and of course boxing, When We Were Kings is a must-see.
Directed by Leon Gast. Rated PG, 89 min.