Story of Muscle Shoals: A passionate mix of music, race and pop culture magic
If you want to see a documentary made with passion and guaranteed to rock your soul at least two or three times before the final credits roll, don’t miss Muscle Shoals at 9 tonight on WETA-TV (Channel 22), Washington’s PBS outlet.
— Baltimore Sun
Muscle Shoals, TV review
Electrifying performances propel documentary of storied Southern studio where Aretha Franklin, Paul Simon, Wilson Pickett, the Rolling Stones and others produced classics
— New York Daily News
Review: Muscle Shoals on PBS' Independent Lens
Coming to PBS on Monday via Independent Lens, Greg Camalier's documentary film Muscle Shoals tells the story of the artists behind the artists whose names went on the label -- musicians such as David Hood, Roger Hawkins, Jimmy Johnson, Barry Beckett and Spooner Oldham, little known to most, but already legend to readers of album credits.
— LA Times
Finally, Muscle Shoals legacy is getting its due
When it comes to soul, Stax of Memphis and FAME of Muscle Shoals are kind of like the Freuds — Sigmund and his grandson Lucian.
— Tuscaloosa News
The Biz: PBS Celebrates Music's Hall of FAME With Muscle Shoals
The story of Hall and the session musicians known as The Swampers, who worked for him before setting up their own shop, are well told in the documentary Muscle Shoals , which premieres Monday, April 21, on PBS's Independent Lens (9/8c).
Exiled in America: Muhammad Ali's Toughest Fight
In large part, Muhammad Ali is remembered for his poetic speech and powerful left hook, but his political punch was just as strong, and The Trials of Muhammed Ali addresses that cultural impact.
The Trials of Muhammad Ali,TV review
PBS documentary offers frank views on a gifted athlete's divisive impact on the country, with looks at Louis Farrakhan, William F. Buckley and others
— New York Daily News
Critically-Acclaimed Doc The Trials of Muhammad Ali'Premieres On PBS Tonight (April 14, 10pm)
The powerful documentary examines the life of Muhammad Ali beyond the boxing ring to offer a personal perspective on the American sporting legend. Investigating Ali's spiritual transformation - including his conversion to Islam, his resistance to the Vietnam War draft, and his humanitarian work - the film connects Ali's transcendent life story to America's struggles with race, religion, and war in the twentieth century.
— Indie Wire
Muhammad Ali’s 2nd Wife Recites Poem She Wrote for The Champ (Listen)
PBS’ Independent Lens special Trials of Muhammad Ali, premieres tonight at 10 p.m. with a closer look at the boxer’s arrest and conviction for refusing military induction during the Vietnam War.
In Medora, it’s March Madness All Year Round
Their film, Medora, is part of the Independent Lens series and will premiere on most PBS stations at 10 pm Eastern Time, Monday, March 31.