March 12, 2013 5:10 pm
As director Bill Siegel and his team rush to complete The Trials of Muhammad Ali ahead of their April 26th world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, the documentary is generating more buzz among the film press thanks to its inclusion in the 2013 Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival. That announcement saw the film mentioned by Variety, Deadline, The Hollywood Reporter, Yahoo! Movies and more. Notably, the Shadow and Act blog at IndieWire picked out the film for special attention, stating they will "most certainly be checking it out!" The Trials of Muhammad Ali reveals the perfect storm of race, religion and politics that shaped one of the most recognizable figures in sports history. Follow the film on Facebook and Twitter.