Co-sponsored by the Muhammad Ali Center and Humanity Passport Project
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (March 10, 2016) — In partnership with the Humanity Passport Project, the Muhammad Ali Center is screening two free films for International Women’s Month in the Center’s auditorium. The screenings are Friday, March 18th and Saturday, March 19th. While the films are free, reservations are required.
- What Happened, Miss Simone? :: Friday, March 18th at 6:00 p.m.
Using never-before-heard recordings, rare archival footage, and her best-known songs, this is the story of legendary singer and activist, Nina Simone. Watch the trailer here and RSVP for your free seat here.
- Anita :: Saturday, March 19th at 11:30 a.m.
Against a backdrop of sex, politics, and race, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Freida Mock’s Anita reveals the intimate story of Anita Hill, a woman who dared to speak the truth. This powerful documentary traces Ms. Hill’s life from her early years through her legacy today, offering fascinating insight into her experienced testifying before the Senate just over 22 years ago in the weekend of shocking television that made her a household name and smashed the door open on the issues of sexual harassment and gender equality. Watch the trailer here and RSVP for your free seat here.
ABOUT THE MUHAMMAD ALI CENTER
The Muhammad Ali Center, a 501(c)3 corporation, was co-founded by Muhammad Ali and his wife Lonnie in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. The international cultural center promotes the six core principles of Muhammad Ali (Confidence, Conviction, Dedication, Giving, Respect, and Spirituality) in ways that inspire personal and global greatness and provides programming and events around the focus areas of education, gender equity, and global citizenship. Its newest initiative, Generation Ali, fosters a new generation of leaders to contribute positively to their communities and to change the world for the better. The Center’s headquarters also contains an award-winning museum experience. For more information, please visit www.alicenter.org