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This is a virtual film streaming experience of JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE, available through Sunday, July 26th at 11:59 PM EST. A pre-recorded discussion between Congressman Lewis and Oprah Winfrey, filmed last month and exclusively for virtual streaming will play immediately following the film. This is a wide-ranging, informal, 16-minute conversation that’s a perfect follow-up to the documentary and could not be more relevant.
Stream an amazing FREE panel discussion hosted by the Freedom Rides Museum and featuring Freedom Riders Dr. Bernard Lafayette and Dr. Rip Patton in conversation with director Dawn Porter. Click here to watch.
ABOUT THE FILM:
JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dawn Porter (TRAPPED, GIDEON’S ARMY), chronicles the life and career of the legendary civil rights activist and Democratic Representative from Georgia. Using interviews and rare archival footage, JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE chronicles John Robert Lewis’ 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform and immigration. Using present-day interviews with Lewis, now 80 years old, Porter explores his childhood experiences, his inspiring family and his fateful meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1957. In addition to her interviews with Lewis and his family, Porter’s primarily cinéma verité film also includes interviews with political leaders, Congressional colleagues, and other people who figure prominently in his life.
|Run time:||96 mins|
|Producers:||Dawn Porter, Laura Michalchyshyn|
A profile of the civil rights leader and longtime Georgia congressman has an urgent message.
Excellent. A joyful, galvanizing portrait of a life radically and fully lived.
A remarkable story.
There can be no doubt that John Lewis is the movie star of the summer.