Jan 26

MLK Movie Screening: "King in the Wilderness"

6:30pm - 8:30pm Hammond Hall | Ellis White Lecture Hall

About This Event

"King in the Wilderness" is an American documentary film about Martin Luther King Jr. focusing on the final two years of his life leading up to his assassination on April 4, 1968. The film focuses on events in King's life and the civil rights movement such as the Chicago Freedom Movement, the James Meredith march, the anti-Vietnam War protests and King's "Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence" speech, the 1967 riots, preparation for the Poor People's Campaign, the Memphis sanitation strike, the "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech, and King's assassination and funeral.