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MLK/FBI (On Demand) Rated 12A

MLK/FBI (On Demand)

Dir. Sam Pollard. USA, 2020. 1h 44m. Starring Martin Luther King, James Comey, Beverly Gage.

Based on newly discovered and declassified files as well as government documents unsealed by the National Archives, this absorbing documentary explores the FBI’s surveillance and harassment of civil rights activist, Martin Luther King, Jr. A rich archival tapestry featuring revelatory restored footage and interviews with key cultural figures, including the former FBI Director James Comey.

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‘A useful reminder not just that this American hero was a widely vilified figure during his lifetime but also that he accomplished everything he did despite nonstop resistance from intelligence agencies, the media, and the public alike.’ ★★★★ A. A. Dowd, The AV Club