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Raising Ali: A Lewiston Story

Maine Public TV Air Times:
Sat., September 19 at 7:30 pm
Thur., September 23 at 10:00 pm
The poster for Raising Ali: A Lewiston Story

On May 25, 1965 — Lewiston, Maine hosted one of the most controversially and famous sporting events of all time — the heavyweight boxing championship between Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston. In recognition of the 50th anniversary of "The Phantom Punch" — Raising Ali focuses not just on the events surround the fight, but will explore aspects of personal memories, civic and cultural identity, and inevitable changes that come with time.

For more viewing options and information about the production visit the film-maker's website.