Tomorrow, Academy Award winning actress Regina King’s directorial debut, One Night in Miami, comes to select movie theaters nationwide. The film focuses on one night in 1964 when boxing legend Muhammad Ali, football great Jim Brown, singer Sam Cooke and activist Malcolm X were brought together at a famous Miami hotel, after Mr. Ali became Heavyweight Champion. The boxing great had defeated Sony Liston at the Miami Convention Hall.
On January 15th, the movie will be on Amazon Prime Video for the world to see. In the film’s press release it states, “It looks at the struggles these men faced and the vital role they each played in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the 1960s. More than 40 years later, their conversations on racial injustice, religion, and personal responsibility still resonate.”
One Night in Miami will likely be up for award consideration, at the upcoming shows celebrating achievements in acting and Hollywood. This movie will be worth seeing.