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MLK/FBI (2020) Free Virtual Screening + Filmmaker Q&A
Sidewalk Black Lens is partnering with IFC to bring you a weekend-long opportunity to watch MLK/FBI virtually for free and tune into a Zoom Q&A with filmmakers. The free screening window will be Saturday, March 6th – Tuesday, March 9th and the Q&A will be 3/9 at 8pm CST hosted by T. Marie King.
Directed by Sam Pollard
PG / 1hr 44mins / Documentary
The first film to uncover the extent of the FBI’s surveillance and harassment of Martin Luther King, Jr. Based on newly discovered and declassified files, the documentary explores the government’s history of targeting Black activists and the contested meaning behind some of our most cherished ideals. From Emmy Award-winning director Sam Pollard and featuring interviews with Andrew Young, James Comey, Clarence Jones, and more.