Before they were icons, they were friends.
25 February 1964: 22-year-old Cassius Clay (soon to become Muhammad Ali) has just won the world heavyweight boxing title.
Instead of hitting the town, he chooses to celebrate in a Miami hotel room with three close friends – activist Malcolm X, singer Sam Cooke and American football star Jim Brown.
This fictional account of a real night imagines what might have happened in that tiny hotel room. As the Civil Rights movement stirs outside, and the melody of A Change is Gonna Come hangs in the air, four men will emerge from that one night ready to define a new world.
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“Powers' funny, agile dialogue keeps things moving at an athletic pace... Taut direction... Uniformly excellent performances. ”
“Cassius Clay spars verbally with Malcolm X and Sam Cooke in an electrifying production that packs one hell of a punch. ”