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Based on newly discovered and declassified files, MLK/FBI is the first film to uncover the extent of the FBI's surveillance and harassment of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sam Pollard
NR 1 hour, 44 minutes

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MLK/FBI

by Sam Pollard

Based on newly discovered and declassified files, MLK/FBI is the first film to uncover the extent of the FBI's surveillance and harassment of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Synopsis

MLK/FBI is the first film to uncover the extent of the FBI's surveillance and harassment of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Based on newly discovered and declassified files, utilizing a trove of documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act and unsealed by the National Archives, as well as revelatory restored footage, the documentary explores the government's history of targeting Black activists, and the contested meaning behind some of our most cherished ideals. Featuring interviews with key cultural figures including former FBI Director James Comey and directed by Emmy® Award-winner and Oscar®-nominee Sam Pollard, MLK/FBI tells this astonishing and tragic story with searing relevance to our current moment.


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Director

Sam Pollard

Run time

1 hour, 44 minutes

Released

January 15, 2021

Distributed by

IFC Films

Country

United States

Hearing Assistance

Closed Captioning Available
Descriptive Audio Devices Available
Assisted Listening Devices Available

Showing

Jan 15 through Jan 28

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Reviews

Owen Gleiberman Variety
A.A. Dowd AV Club
Brian Tallerico RogerEbert.com

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