MLK/FBI

The film reveals the surveillance and the harassment by J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI of the civil rights’ movement leader Martin Luther King Jr.

22 Mar 2021
21:00

The 30th African, Asian and Latin American Film Festival – FESCAAAL will be held entirely online. 9 days of screenings on MYmovies.it and meetings with authors, special events and in-depth coverage on our Facebook and YouTube channels and on Zoom platform, for an entirely digital programme.

During the festival, the film will be available on demand on 22 March at 9pm. The documentary will be soon distributed by Wanted Cinema.

MLK/FBI

Based on recently declassified files, the film reveals the surveillance and the harassment by J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI of the civil rights’ movement leader Martin Luther King Jr. In the 1950s and 60s, when black mobilization started to fight racial discrimination, Hoover saw the movement as a Communist plot and tried to discredit the charisma of King through phone tapping and blackmail, in what the former director of the FBI James Comey defines “the darkest part of the Bureau’s history.

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