Opening Monday, August 6th, at 8PM
Please join the Gene Siskel Film Center for our screenings of ALI & CAVETT: THE TALE OF THE TAPES as part of our 24th annual Black Harvest Film Festival!
A close friendship of 53 years between Muhammad Ali and talk show host Dick Cavett is detailed in this warm, revealing documentary that features their frank discussions ranging from Ali’s legendary fights to incendiary issues including race, religion, and war. Extended archival clips from the show form the core of this touching and affectionate portrait, enhanced by interviews with Rev. Al Sharpton, Ilyasah Shabazz, Clarence Taylor, Juan Williams, and more.