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JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE Benefitting the GRAMMY Museum

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The GRAMMY Museum is committed to amplifying the voices of artists and creators as they tell their stories. Music creators have always been on the forefront of positive change and have long celebrated those who bring it. It is with that spirit that we share this story with you. All proceeds benefit The GRAMMY Museum, a non-profit organization that explores and celebrates all aspects of the art form and the music creators that have made lasting marks on our cultural identity.

JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dawn Porter (TRAPPED, GIDEON’S ARMY), chronicles the life and career of the legendary civil rights activist and Democratic Representative from Georgia, and celebrates his 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform, and immigration. Featuring both rare archival footage and exclusive interviews with the late Congressman, Porter explores his childhood experiences, his inspiring family and his fateful meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1957. In addition to her interviews with Lewis and his family, Porter’s primarily cinéma verité film also includes interviews with political leaders, Congressional colleagues, and other people who figured prominently in his life.


Immediately following the feature, there will be a pre-recorded discussion between Representative Lewis and Oprah Winfrey, filmed last month and being made available exclusively for virtual cinema and in-theater engagements of the film. This is a wide-ranging, informal, 16-minute conversation that’s a perfect follow-up to the documentary.


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  • Year
    2020
  • Runtime
    96 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Dawn Porter
  • Producer
    Laura Michalchyshyn, Dawn Porter, Erika Alexander and Ben Arnon