Connect with us

Entertainment

Watch: Trailer for ‘King in the Wilderness’

Statue Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unveiled Outside Of Georgia Capitol

This April will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil-rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr. and HBO is commemorating the milestone with its King in the Wilderness documentary about the last three years of his life, USA TODAY reports.

The documentary highlights the period described as King’s most difficult time in life.

According to the news outlet, King in the Wilderness “captures the passion and fear and determination that Dr. King felt at the end of his life,” director Peter Kunhardt said in a statement.

He describes those final years as “a dark and dangerous period in the long struggle for equality. King himself described it as a time when his dream for America turned into a nightmare.”

View the trailer of HBO’s documentary commemorating the assassination of one of the world’s most prominent leaders below.

 

 

Trending

Documentary “This One’s for the Ladies” Is an Intimate Look at Black Male Exotic Dancers [TRAILER]

News

Netflix Celebrates Clarence Avant in ‘The Black Godfather’ Documentary [VIDEO]

News

Metta World Peace Talks ‘Quiet Storm: The Ron Artest Story’ Documentary

EBONY Exclusive

CNN Films Announces Forthcoming John Lewis Documentary CNN Films Announces Forthcoming John Lewis Documentary

CNN Films Announces Forthcoming John Lewis Documentary

Entertainment

Advertisement
Connect
Join EBONY.com