Marking the 50th anniversary of his assassination, this film captures Dr. Martin Luther King during the last three years of his life. Told through personal stories from his closest friends and advisors, the documentary features rare archival footage, including Dr. King at Riverside Church, where he delivered one of his landmark speeches. Directed by Peter Kunhardt.
Free – RSVP required by March 22, 2018.
6:45 p.m. – Doors Open
7:30 p.m. – Screening
Discussion to Follow:
Taylor Branch, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author, Executive Producer
Trey Ellis, Author, Executive Producer
Xernona Clayton, Interviewee, Friend of Dr. King
Moderator: Charles Blow, Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times
TAKE A HARLEM GOSPEL & JAZZ TOUR
The Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10027