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8 Best Martin Luther King, Jr. Movies on Amazon Prime Video

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8 Best Martin Luther King, Jr. Movies on Amazon Prime Video

Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • New Dimension Media (Director) - New Dimension Media (Producer)

Martin Luther King Jr.

King (1929-68), the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, set an example of non-violence and led the civil rights movement advocating justice for all classes and races.

American Experience: We Shall Remain
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Benjamin Bratt (Actor)

American Experience (Season 1, Episode 7)

Acclaimed by viewers and critics alike, American Experience documentaries bring to life the incredible characters and epic stories that have shaped America’s past and present.

Martin's Big Words
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Michael Clark Duncan, Crystal Taliefero (Actors)

Martin’s Big Words

Using quotes from some of his beloved speeches, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to life in this important biography about beliefs, dreams, and following one’s heart. His words will inspire and affect you, too.

In Remembrance of Martin
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Rev. Ralph Abernathy, Julian Bond, Jimmy Carter (Actors)

In Remembrance of Martin

Personal comments from family, friends, and advisors fill this remarkable documentary honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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King in Chicago
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Jesse Jackson, Michael Pfleger, James Bevel (Actors)

King in Chicago

Most people learn about Dr. Martin Luther King’s amazing leadership in fighting Southern racism. Far less discussed is his prophetic leadership, in 1966, confronting Northern urban racism, poverty, and housing discrimination.

Through stirring music and photos along with in-depth interviews with Dr. King’s close friends and colleagues, this documentary details their methods, frustrations, and dreams.

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (Actor)

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

In his new four-hour series, Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history.

Political Assassination: History Forever Changed
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Film Ideas, Inc. (Director)

Political Assassination: History Forever Changed (Episode 4)

Political assassinations have forever changed the course of world history. This collection of acclaimed documentaries looks at twenty of the best-known assassinations and provides little-known facts and insight to help better understand the geo-political situations that led to their untimely deaths.

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We sort through the conspiracies to bring out the facts and analyze the consequences.

Selma
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Carmen Ejogo (Actors)

Selma

From the Oscar-winning producers of 12 Years, a Slave comes a powerful true story starring David Oyelewo and Oprah Winfrey. Facing violent opposition, Martin Luther King, Jr., led a historic march from Selma to Montgomery, changing the world forever.

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