MLK/FBI Screening Hosted by Campus Pride on Jan. 18
January 11, 2021 @ 12:00AM — January 17, 2021 @ 12:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Tickets on sale January 11th through noon Eastern Standard Time on January 17th. Links to view the film will be sent on January 18th.
Campus Pride believes anti-racism work is LGBTQ work, and as such identifies promoting anti- racism as an integral part of its mission. The rich and diverse voices and stories of people of color are important and often silenced. Campus Pride recognizes the liberation of people of color as central to dismantling all forms of oppression. Join us on Monday, January 18 to watch the new documentary MLK/FBI and support Campus Pride in make campuses and a society free of anti-LGBTQ prejudice, bigotry and hate.
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 National 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, MLK/FBI tells this astonishing and tragic story with searing relevance to our current moment.
Watch the film’s trailer below.
WHEN DOES THE MOVIE OPEN?
MLK/FBI opens in select theaters and on streaming platforms on Friday, January 15, 2021. Tell your friends and family about the film, and follow on Twitter at @MLKFBI and @IFCFilms.