Showing: "John Lewis: Good Trouble" (2020)


Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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This documentary profiling John Lewis, chronicles the life and career of the legendary civil rights activist, and Democratic Representative, from Georgia. Using interviews and rare archival footage, the documentary profiles John Robert Lewis' 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform and immigration. Using recent interviews with Lewis, Director Dawn Porter explores his childhood experiences, his inspiring family and his fateful meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1957. In addition to her interviews with Lewis and his family, Porter's primarily cinéma verité film also includes interviews with political leaders, Congressional colleagues, and other people who figure prominently in his life.