Magnolia Pictures released the official trailer for Citizen Ashe, the documentary on the tennis legend Arthur Ashe charting how he navigated between a conservative sports culture and the activist politics of the Civil Rights movement. Directed by Rex Miller and Sam Pollard, the documentary premiered at the 2021 Telluride Film Festival, and will open in theaters on December 3rd, 2021.
Directors Rex Miller and Sam Pollard explore the enduring legacy of tennis legend and humanitarian Arthur Ashe in Citizen Ashe, an elegant and poignant feature documentary. The film charts Ashe’s personal evolution from Grand Slam champion to global activist against a tumultuous backdrop that included the civil rights movement, South African apartheid, and the AIDS epidemic.
Watch the official trailer for Citizen Ashe.