Ali Center hosting Muslim festival, discussion about Ali

Muhammad Ali Center

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The Muhammad Ali Center is hosting a Muslim film festival and a panel discussion on the world-famous boxer’s relevance to the Islamic community.

The events are in conjunction with a new temporary exhibit, “America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far.”

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The film festival is Saturday and features four films: “On a Wing and a Prayer: An American Muslim Learns to Fly,” ”Allah Made Me Funny: The Movie,” ”Prince Among Slaves,” and “Islamic Art: Mirror into the Invisible World.”

On July 22, the center is hosting the panel discussion with local Islamic leaders about Ali.

Both events are free and open to the public.