John Lewis: Good Trouble

An inspiring chronicle of the life and career of the legendary civil rights activist and Democratic Representative from Georgia, John Robert Lewis. Using interviews and rare archival footage, the documentary portrays Mr. Lewis’ 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform and immigration policy. Using present-day interviews with Lewis, who just recently passed away at 80 years old, director Dawn Porter explores his childhood experiences, his inspiring family and his fateful meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1957. Included as well are interviews with political leaders, Congressional colleagues and other people who figured prominently in his life.

Dates: Thursday, August 27 – Sunday, August 30
Time: All hours
Access to the film: Individual Tickets Only – Not Available via Festival Pass
Viewing Limited: US residents only
Q&A with Filmmaker: Available during Festival

Director: Dawn Porter
Producer: Dawn Porter, Laura Michalchyshyn, Erika Alexander, Ben Arnon

Genre: Documentary Feature
Length: 96 min
Location: USA
Language: English