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4.1
174 Ratings

Facing Ali

Directed by Pete McCormack
Canada, United States, 2009
Documentary, Sport

Synopsis

The life and career of Muhammad Ali as seen chronologically in archival footage: Ali as a fighter, a personality, a political lightening rod, and a man. 10 of his former challengers also weigh in on this American legend.

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Facing Ali Directed by Pete McCormack

Awards & Festivals

Vancouver International Film Festival

2009 | Winner: Most Popular International Documentary Film

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2010 | Winner: Best British Columbia Film

Critics reviews

The film functions as a series of 10 mini-biographies with common threads, and a powerful collective commentary on what it means to be a fighter.
January 06, 2010
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