1992. USA. Dir: Spike Lee. With Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett. 202 min.
The epic adaptation of the activist’s autobiography spans decades, from his birth in Klan-terrorized Omaha to his adopted home of Harlem. Lee masterfully ushers viewers into the most turbulent times of the American twentieth century, celebrating a great leader’s legacy while placing his imperfect humanity in the forefront. Co-programmed with Invisible Men.
Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free