"...more than a biog(raphy): It is equally about the issues facing Dr. King that we still face today."
Amy Glynn -- Paste Magazine
From the producers of Facing Ali, I Am Heath Ledger, I Am JFK Jr. and I Am Bruce Lee, this film provides intimate, first hand insights on Dr. King, exploring moments of personal challenge and elation. Filmed in historic churches where Dr. King preached, and heightened by the music that buoyed the Civil Rights Movement, I Am MLK Jr. features a powerful cast ranging from history-changing civil rights-era activists to contemporary writers, activists and outspoken celebrities.
Congressman John Lewis, Carmelo Anthony of the Oklahoma Thunder, Ambassador Andrew Young, CNN’s Van Jones, Rev. Al Sharpton, Malcolm Jenkins of the Philadelphia Eagles and civil rights activist Diane Nash.