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WILL - Community Cinema - March 11, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Medora

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(Duration: 4:24)

Robby Armstrong, Chaz Cowles, Rusty Rogers, Corey Hansen, Dylan McSoley and Zack Fish

7 pm Tuesday, April 1
Spurlock Museum
600 S. Gregory St., Urbana
Parking: Lot D-22 next to the museum

Come to our free Community Cinema screening and discussion about the down-but-not-out Medora, Ind., high school basketball team, whose struggles parallel its town’s fight for survival.

In Indiana, where communities love their high school basketball, what happens when a beloved team can no longer win a single game? Medora is an in-depth, deeply personal look at small town life; a thrilling, underdog basketball story; and an inspiring tale of a community refusing to give up hope despite the brutal odds stacked against them.

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WILL - Community Cinema - March 04, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

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(Duration: 6:11)

Cassius Clay stinging "like a bee”

7 pm Tuesday, March 4
Spurlock Museum
600 S. Gregory St., Urbana
Parking: Lot D-22 next to the museum

Come to our free screening and discussion of issues raised by this documentary focusing on Muhammad Ali’s toughest bout, his battle to overturn his five-year prison sentence for refusing U.S. military service during the Vietnam War.

The Trials of Muhammad Ali explores the extraordinary and complex life of the legendary athlete outside the boxing ring. Outspoken and passionate in his beliefs, Ali found himself in the crosshairs of conflicts concerning race, religion and wartime dissent. Directed by Bill Siegel, The Trials of Muhammad Ali examines how one of the most celebrated sports champions of the 20th century risked fame and fortune to follow his faith and conscience.

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