Section: Larger Than Life
Director: Sam Pollard
Cast: Arthur Ashe, Beth Barnes, Loretta Burnette, John McEnroe
Country: United Kingdom
Known to most by his stellar sports career - Wimbledon, US Open and Australian Open winner and the first black player to be selected for the US Davis Cup Team, Arthur Ashe should be praised also for his activism: he embraced not only the Civil Right movement and African-Americans but all oppressed peoples throughout the world. Here is his story.