Wednesday, January 16, 2013

ESPN Films 30 for 30 Shorts: Ali: The Mission

Grantland and ESPN Films have released the fourth film in their 30 for 30 documentary short series.

30 for 30 Shorts: Ali: The Mission

The latest film is Ali: The Mission, from Amani Martin and narrated by acclaimed singer/songwriter John Legend. This short tells the story of Muhammad Ali's trip to Iraq prior to the Gulf War in 1991 to call for peace and to negotiate with Saddam Hussein for the release of U.S. citizens that were taken hostage after the invasion of Kuwait.

You can find Ali: The Mission on the ESPN web site at

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