City of Ali looks back on boxer Muhammad Ali’s 2016 passing and how the city of Louisville, friends, fans, and media celebrated his life. The most pressing question that this film seeks to answer is: How do you say goodbye to The Greatest? It isn’t easy but it was in the works for a few years before his passing. I’m a Louisville native. You couldn’t grow up in the city without knowing who Ali was.…"City of Ali: Louisville Celebrates Muhammad Ali’s Life"
What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali follows the recent trend of resorting to all-archival materials in telling the story of The Greatest. What filmmaker Antoine Fuqua seeks to do is tell Muhammad Ali’s story through his own voice. This is the way to go. There’s no reason for a narrator here. Ali lived through both ups and downs. Many of us know his story but this documentary takes it to an entirely different level. We get both…"What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali"
While Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes has many fun moments, there’s some sadness in knowing that The Greatest, Muhammad Ali, is no longer living. It’s through the documentary that comedian Dick Cavett pays tribute to his friend through footage shown from The Dick Cavett Show. The film, of course, is grounded through the archival footage but also features new interview footage of Cavett, who says he “can get very sentimental” in talking…"SXSW 2018: Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes"