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A motion picture tribute to Martin Luther King in 1,000 theaters across America. One night only. All proceeds go to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Special Fund for the war against poverty, illiteracy and social injustice.
This film was originally shown at theatres as a "one-time-only" event on 24 March 1970, and ran 3 hours and 5 minutes. The proceeds from the $5 admission price was donated to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Special Fund. It was later shown on US television, unedited and with limited interruption. See more »
A second version, edited down to 103 minutes, was released onto videotape. It is missing the celebrety narratives and an opening montage of clips of militant black leaders with violent rhetoric contrasting to clips of Dr. King's non-violent messages, but includes the original introduction by Harry Belefonte, and consists entirely of newsreel footage. See more »
the struggle continues
We just passed what would've been Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 90th birthday, so I decided to watch this documentary. You've heard about Martin Luther King, Jr. You've probably seen footage of some of his speeches. But to truly understand him, you have to see Sidney Lumet's Academy Award-nominated "King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis". Originally screened as a one-night event, it's now available for home viewing. The documentary consists of footage of King starting with the bus boycott in Montgomery until his funeral, emphasizing how he called upon the United States to live up to the ideals that it professed. Whether addressing racial and class issues or coming out against the Vietnam War, he was on the front lines of justice every step of the way.
The documentary includes footage of people (Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee, Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, etc) quoting King. It emphasizes the diversity of people who stood on the side of morality. In an era when we see racism coming back to the fore - pushed by the current demagogue-in-chief - it's more important than ever to understand King's legacy. Definitely see this documentary.
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