Conversations on Muhammad Ali: A Virtual Event Series

Conversations on Muhammad Ali

Join the filmmakers and special guests as they explore Muhammad Ali's life and legacy. The hour-long discussions feature clips from the upcoming four-part series.

Upcoming Chats

September 9: "Ali, Race & Religion"

September 14: "Ali, Activism & The Modern Athlete"


Past Chats

June 23: "Ali the Man"

In this virtual event series, filmmakers and special guests explore Muhammad Ali: The Man. Conversations on Ali is presented by PBS and The Undefeated, and features Ken Burns, Jesse Washington (moderator), Rasheda Ali Walsh, and Howard Bryant. 

Now Streaming

July 19: "Ali On The World's Stage"

An hour-long discussion with filmmaker Ken Burns, five-time Olympic medalist Janet Evans, Professor of Cinema and Media Studies, USC Todd Boyd, Ph.D., and senior writer for ESPN/The Undefeated Lonnae O’Neal as they Muhammad Ali’s transcendent position as a global athlete and public figure. 

Now Streaming


About Muhammad Ali

MUHAMMAD ALI premieres on PBS stations September 19-22, 2021.

Muhammad Ali brings to life one of the best-known and most indelible figures of the 20th century, a three-time heavyweight boxing champion who captivated millions of fans throughout the world with his mesmerizing combination of speed, grace, and power in the ring, and charm and playful boasting outside of it. Ali insisted on being himself unconditionally and became a global icon and inspiration to people everywhere. Learn more at