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Town of Runners

by Jerry Rothwell

Town of Runners follows the story of three young runners from the Ethiopian rural town of Bekoji, home to current Olympic and World Champions Tirunesh Dibaba and Kenenisa Bekele.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices, Women of the World

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The Trials of Muhammad Ali

by Bill Siegel and Kartemquin Films

The Trials of Muhammad Ali covers Ali's toughest bout: his battle to overturn the five-year prison sentence he received for refusing U.S. military service. The film explores Ali's exile years when he was banned from boxing and found himself in the crosshairs of conflicts concerning race, religion, and wartime dissent.

Independent Lens, Diverse Muslim Voices

True-Hearted Vixens

by Mylene Moreno

A 1-hour documentary about three women bucking convention: chasing dreams of professional athletic careers in a start-up tackle football league.

POV

Victory Is Your Duty

by Andrew Lang and Mandy Chang

At the legendary Havana Boxing Academy, physical training and revolutionary indoctrination go hand in hand, grooming young boys to fight for the honor of the Cuban revolution.

Wide Angle, Global Perspectives Collection

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