8 Documentaries to Watch on MLK Weekend (Photos)

  • PBS
  • Clarity Films
  • PBS
  • PBS
  • Warner Bros.
  • First Run Features
  • Freedom Song Productions
  • Kino Lorber

From “King: A Filmed Record” to “Freedom Riders,” eight documentaries that tell the story of the U.S. Civil Rights movement through film

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"Eyes on the Prize" (1987)
PBS' 14-hour documentary "Eyes on the Prize" originally aired in 1987. The series, narrated by Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee founding member Julian Bond tells the story of the U.S. Civil Rights movement from 1954-65.

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