Annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Celebration
KING: MONTGOMERY TO MEMPHIS
Special FREE Event! Monday, January 17, 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m.
A riveting compilation of documentary footage of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the Montgomery bus boycott to the "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial, from the dogs of Selma to the Nobel Prize and the fateful motel balcony in Memphis. With narration and commentary from Sidney Poitier, James Earl Jones, Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Charlton Heston, Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee, Clarence Williams III and others. Co-directed and produced by Hollywood notables Sidney Lumet and Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
Directed by Sidney Lumet and Joseph L. Mankiewicz; Written and Produced by Ely Landau and Richard Kaplan. Filmed in 1970 (black and white), 185 min. This film is not rated.
Tickets are available at the AFI Silver box office on the day of the show only, limit 4 tickets per person.