“King: A Filmed Record”

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in "King: A Filmed Record"

Richard Kaplan discusses the “King: A Filmed Record,” which chronicles the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, from the start of his non-violent campaign for equal rights to his assassination in Memphis in 1968. Candid footage of Dr. King and newsreel coverage of the protests and counter-protests are accompanied by narrators including Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee, Ben Gazzara, Charlton Heston, James Earl Jones, Paul Newman, and Joanne Woodward. “King: A Filmed Record” is playing at Film Forum at 7:10 pm, on August 28.