Hope & Fury: MLK, the Movement and the Media (2018)

Documentary, History, Made for TV

Director: Phil Bertelsen, Rachel Dretzin

Writer(s): N/A

Starring: Martin Agronsky, Joseph Boyce, Taylor Branch, David Brinkley, Tom Brokaw, Hodding Carter III, Courtland Cox, Walter Cronkite, Virgil Domenic, James Doyle, Benjamin Fine, David Garrow, Dorothy Butler Gilliam, Amy Goodman, Aram Goudsouzian, Ernest Green, Bryant Gumbel, Nikole Hannah-Jones, John Hart, Chris Hayes, Lester Holt, Jesse Jackson, Herbert Kaplow, Hank Klibanoff, Bill Kovach, Rep. John Lewis, Diane Nash, Moses Newson, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Brittany Packnett, John Palmer, Tom Pettit, Bill Plante, Geoffrey Pond, Dan Rather, Joy-Ann Reid, Bill Ryan, John Seigenthaler, Al Sharpton, Hedrick Smith, Gay Talese, Richard Valeriani, C.T. Vivian, Curtis Wilke, Andrew Young, Dorothy Zellner, Martin Luther King Jr.

Synopsis: How Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and leaders of the civil rights movement used the power of print and visual media, especially television, to awaken America to the shame and injustice of racial inequality. Included: remarks from civil rights leaders; African-American reporters who chronicled the movement; journalists from across generations; and present-day activists who have adopted the tactics of their forebearers to shine a light on inequality in the modern era.

Release Date: March 24, 2018 (USA) | Length: 120 min | Genre: History | MPAA Rating: NR