NAACP nomination for Trials of Muhammad Ali

The Trials of Muhammad Ali has been nominated for the NAACP Image Awards in the category of Outstanding Independent Motion Picture.

We are delighted with the nomination! The awards ceremony is on February 22nd.

The film is also under consideration from the Black Reel Awards, where it was nominated in the category of Outstanding Documentary.

Trials is still on limited release in theaters and has a packed schedule of single-date screenings across the US in early 2014, heading towards its broadcast on PBS Independent Lens at 10pm on April 14 and a subsequent DVD and digital release. Check out our events page to see if it is playing near you or to request a screening.

However, Canadian fans of Muhammad Ali can check out the film this Saturday on CBC's The Passionate Eye strand. The film will be broadcast at 10pm ET.

The Nation of Islam's official newspaper The Final Call recently wrote favorably about the film and interviewed its star Khalilah Camacho-Ali, with their assistant editor Ashahed Muhammad calling it "by far the fairest treatment I’ve seen because of the prominent presence and voices of those who actually lived through it."