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MLK FBI  Cover Image DVD DVD

MLK FBI / Field of Vision and Play/Action Pictures present ; a TradesCraft Films production ; written by Benjamin Hedin, Laura Tomaselli ; produced by Benjamin Hedin ; directed by Sam Pollard.

Pollard, Sam, (film director.). Hedin, Benjamin, (film producer, screenwriter.). Tomaselli, Laura, (screenwriter.). Comey, James B., Jr., 1960- (on-screen participant.). Gage, Beverly, (on-screen participant.). King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 (on-screen participant.). Field of Vision, (presenter.). Play/Action Pictures, (presenter.). TradesCraft Films, (production company.). IFC Films, (publisher.). James Comey, Beverly Gage, Martin Luther King Jr. (Cast).

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : IFC Films, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from web page.
Based upon the book "The FBI and Martin Luther King, Jr.: from 'Solo' to Memphis" by David J. Garrow.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2020.
Wide screen.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Robert Chappell ; editor, Laura Tomaselli ; score composed by Gerald Clayton.
Participant or Performer Note:
James Comey, Beverly Gage, Martin Luther King Jr.
Summary, etc.:
Based on newly declassified files, Sam Pollard's resonant film explores the US government's surveillance and harassment of Martin Luther King, Jr.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; wide screen; Dolby digital 5.1.
Language Note:
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Cointelpro > History.
Undercover operations > United States > History > 20th century.
Intelligence service > United States > History > 20th century.
African American civil rights workers > Biography.
Civil rights movements > United States > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Civil rights > History > 20th century.
United States > Race relations > History > 20th century.
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Biographical films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Howe Library DVD 323.1196 MLK 31254003759632 New DVDs - Main floor Checked out 01/27/2022

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