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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.

  • Year
    2020
  • Runtime
    104 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    USA
  • Director
    Sam Pollard
  • Screenwriter
    Benjamin Hedin, Laura Tomaselli
  • Producer
    Benjamin Hedin
  • Executive Producer
    David Friend, Charlotte Cook, Jeffrey Lurie, Marie Therse Guirgis, Kate Hurwitz, Dana O’Keefe, Steven Farneth
  • Cinematographer
    Robert Chappell
  • Editor
    Laura Tomaselli
  • Composer
    Gerald Clayton