Vision Films To Deliver One-Two Punch With “Ali’s Comeback: The UntoldStory” Doc (Update)

October 6, 2020

On October 26, 2020, Vision Films will kick-off the campaign with an exclusive, live, and interactive

online showcase to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the famous Ali vs Quarry fight that took place in Atlanta, Georgia in 1970.

This fight is the subject of the film and was the catalyst for Ali’s return to boxing. The online event, entitled “The Greatest Knockout,” will include advanced scenes from the film, commentary, and Q&A with principals involved with and in the film, and to-be-announced celebrity guest appearances.


A limited in-theater theatrical run will be scheduled, contingent on COVID-19 restrictions, also in October.

Additionally, on December 1, 2020, the film will be released on VOD via streaming and cable platforms and in all major retail outlets in the United States and Canada.


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By 1970, Muhammad Ali had been exiled from boxing for his firm stance against the Vietnam War,  stripped of his title, and convicted of draft evasion. But in Atlanta, an astute white businessman, a  visionary black senator, and a progressive Jewish mayor came together to make it possible for Ali to resume his amazing boxing career.

This is the epic tale about the return of the greatest athlete of the 20th Century from the shadows of the boxing ring and onto the world stage. Featuring an all-star cast including Jim Brown, Dr. John (Juan) Carlos, Evander Holyfield, Edwin Moses, Andrew Young, and Ali’s former wife, Khalilah Ali, the film captures a snapshot of the era including the amplified voices of social,

On October 26, 2020, Vision Films will kick-off the campaign with an exclusive, live, and interactive online showcase to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the famous Ali vs Quarry fight that took place in Atlanta, Georgia in 1970. This fight is the subject of the film and was the catalyst for Ali’s return to boxing. The online event, entitled “The Greatest Knockout,” will include advanced scenes from the film, commentary, and Q&A with principals involved with and in the film, and to-be-announced celebrity guest appearances.

“Ali’s Come back is one of those rare, important documentaries that reminds us to never forget our history,” says Lise Romanoff, Managing Director/CEO of Vision Films. “The timely message in this film celebrates the heroes who paved the way for all who fight for racial equality and social justice.”

Related: The Legendary Muhammad Ali And Elijah Muhammad In Harlem, 1964 (Video)

Director Art Jones shares, “Ali’s loss of millions of dollars over his three-year exile clearly demonstrates that we should all stand for something, regardless of the sacrifice. We are grateful for the insight of Lise Romanoff and the Vision team in seeing the timeliness of the social impact created by Ali’s Comeback.

The film is ripe for today:

For more information regarding “The Greatest Knockout”, got to the online event on October 26th , 2020, at 4 pm PDT/7 pm EST.

Register at: http://www.aliscomebackllc.com/, Cya.Live, for the immersive social broadcast platform for shared real-time experiences.

Photo credits: 1) Muhammad Ali and Stevie Wonder backstage at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem. 2) Ali and friends hanging out on the streets in Harlem. 3) Youtube. video.


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