The timely biopic focuses on John Lewis’ longstanding prominence as a civil rights champion and his continuing crusade for racial and social equality. The documentary illuminates the 80-year-old Congressman’s life as it chronicles the moments on the extraordinary journey that have shaped his place in history and make him such a galvanizing figure today as protests circle the globe. Lewis’ schedule has increased ten-fold as he has become the go-to figure for TV news shows, podcasts and newspapers and magazines from the Washington Post to Vanity Fair, commenting on and leading the way forward through today’s worldwide protests and demonstrations.
Director: Dawn Porter
Cast: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Anthony Johnson, Ayanna Pressley, Bernard LaFayette Jr., Beto O'Rourke, Bill Clinton, Brenda Jones, Colin Allred, Cory Booker, Elijah Cummings, Eric Holder, Ethel Lewis-Tyner