MLK/FBI

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  • Genre(s): Documentary
  • Release year: 2021
  • Running time: 104 min
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... read more

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 MLK/FBI tells this astonishing and tragic story with searing relevance to our current moment.

Original Release

01/15/2021

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Cast

Directors

Sam Pollard

Writers

Benjamin Hedin, Laura Tomaselli

Cast

Producers

Charlotte Cook Executive Producer
Steven Farneth Executive Producer
David Friend Executive Producer
Marie Therese Guirgis Executive Producer
Kate Hurwitz Executive Producer
Jeffrey Lurie Executive Producer
Dana O'Keefe Executive Producer
Benjamin Hedin Producer
Brian Becker Producer
Kenneth Alexander Campbell Producer
Sheila Griffin Producer
Jessica Luya Producer
Phil Pinto Producer

Editors

Laura Tomaselli

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