MLK/FBI

Synopsis

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 Na tional 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, inc luding former FBI Director James Comey, MLK/FBI tells this astonishing and tragic story with searing relevance to our current moment.

Team

  • Director: Sam Pollard
  • Producer: Ben Hedin
  • Writer: Ben Hedin, Laura Tomaselli
  • Editor: Laura Tomaselli
  • Executive Producers: David Friend, Charlotte Cook, Jeffrey Lurie, Marie Therese Guirgis, Kate Hurwitz, Dana O’Keefe, Steven Farneth

How To Watch

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