Set on the night of February 25, 1964, "One Night in Miami" follows a young, brash Cassius Clay as he emerges from the Miami Beach Convention Center the new Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World. Against all odds, he defeated Sonny Liston and shocked the sports world. While crowds of people swarm Miami Beach to celebrate the match, Clay - unable to stay on the island because of Jim Crow-era segregation laws - spends the evening at the Hampton House Motel in Miami's African American Overtown neighborhood celebrating with three of his closest friends: Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown. During this historic evening, these icons, who each were the very representation of the Pre-Black Power Movement and felt the social pressure their cross-over celebrity brought, shared their thoughts with each other about their responsibilities as influencers, standing up, defending their rights and moving the country forward to equality and empowerment for all black people. The next morning, the ...
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As noted in the writer's credit, this movie is based on the play "One Night In Miami..." by the screenwriter of this movie, Kemp Powers
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Can someone explain why Malcolm returns to the motel room with his Rolleiflex but then later in the same scene, and at the end of the film at the party, his camera is now an SLR See more
[Quoting Bob Dylan's "Blowin' in the Wind"
'How many roads must a man walk down before you call him a man?'
References The Dirty Dozen
You're Always on My Mind
Written by J.W. Alexander
Performed by Johnnie Morisette
Published by ABKCO Music Inc.
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