Thursday, February 14, 2013

☞ SEE: King Screening with Harry Belafonte

Sunday, February, 17th, 4:00PM, King: A Filmed Record From Montgomery to Memphis with Harry Belafonte in person at The Church of the Intercession (550 West 155th Street at Broadway).  Initially released in theaters across American as a one-time-only event in 1970, Sidney Lumet and Joseph L. Mankiewicz's King: A Filmed Record is back on the silver screen for the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech and the March on Washington.

The film chronicles the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with his assassination in Memphis in 1968. Combines dramatic readings by Harry Belafonte, James Earl Jones, Ruby Dee, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward among others, with newsreel and archival footage to create a powerful and comprehensive record of Dr. King's legacy and the American Civil Rights movement.  @ 7:15pm Post Screening panel discussion with Harry Belafonte and moderated by DJ Spooky. Tickets may be purchased online: LINK

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