Vulnerability is what makes them strong. They’re not cyborgs—they have fears and they actually do have emotions. I think most of the Black men in our lives are like that and we don’t get to see that represented that often, so that was really one of the things that attracted me to it. — Regina King
ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI—written by Kemp Powers and directed by King—is an imagining of the real life meeting of Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom, Jr.), Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge), and young boxer Cassius Clay (Eli Goree), on the verge of becoming Muhammad Ali.
Join Powers and all four of the film’s leads for an online conversation, moderated by Jacqueline Coley. See links below for Q & A and streaming details.
Monday, January 25.
6 pm on the West Coast; 9 pm East Coast.
Directed by Regina King.
Streaming now on Amazon Prime.
Regina King, One Night in Miami (2020), from top: Kingsley Ben-Adir (left, behind bar), Eli Goree (in bowtie) with Aldis Hodge (hand on Goree’s shoulder) and Leslie Odom, Jr. (right, glass in air); Odom, Hodge, Ben-Adir, and Goree; Odom; One Night in Miami one-sheet; Goree (center); Ben-Adir; Hodge; Goree, Ben-Adir, Hodge, and Odom. Images courtesy and © Amazon Studios.