When We Were Kings

Rated PG 84 minutes 1997

On October 30, 1974, perhaps the most famous heavyweight championship boxing match of all time took place in Kinshasa, Zaire: the "Rumble in the Jungle" between champion George Foreman and challenger Muhammad Ali. In historical footage and new interviews, this documentary explores the relationship between African-Americans and the African continent during the Black Power era in terms of both popular culture and international politics, including the brutality of then-dictator Mobutu Sese Seko.

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Director: Leon Gast

Producer: David Sonenberg, Taylor Hackford and Leon Gast

Cast: Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Don King, B.B. King, Mobutu Seko, Spike Lee, Norman Mailer, George Plimpton, Thomas Hauser, Malick Bowens, Wilton Felder, Wayne Henderson and Stix Hooper

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