MLK/FBI (2021)
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MLK/FBI (2021)

Genre
Documentary
Release Date
January 15, 2021
Studio
IFC Films
Official Site
https://www.mlkfbi.com/
Genre
Documentary
Release Date
January 15, 2021
MPAA Rating
-
Duration
104 minute(s)
Production Budget
-
Studio
IFC Films
Official Site
https://www.mlkfbi.com/
Director
Sam Pollard
Producer
Benjamin Hedin
Screenwriter
Benjamin Hedin, Laura Tomaselli
Starring
  • Martin Luther King
  • Beverly Gage
  • James Comey

"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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