King: A Filmed Record...from Montgomery to Memphis

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USA | 1970 | 185 Minutes with intermission | Sidney Lumet, Joseph L. Mankiewicz

August 28, 2013

One day only nationwide screening!

The legendary 1970 documentary about Dr. Martin Luther King returns to cinemas for one night only in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the "I Have a Dream" speech. Tickets $11, available at the Film Center box office on the day of show.


One show only
Wednesday August 28 | 7:00 PM | SIFF Film Center


King: A Filmed Record...from Montgomery to Memphis is the landmark documentary that 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. Originally screened in theaters for only a single night in 1970, the film combines dramatic readings by Harry Belafonte, James Earl Jones and Paul Newman, 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.

  • Director: Sidney Lumet, Joseph L. Mankiewicz
  • Principal Cast: Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee, Ben Gazzara, Charlton Heston, James Earl Jones, Burt Lancaster, Paul Newman, Anthony Quinn, Clarence Williams III, Joanne Woodward
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 1970
  • Running Time: 185 Minutes with intermission
  • Website: Gathr Event Page
  • Format: DCP