Get ready for a modern take on revolutionary game-changer Malcolm X, through the eyes of today’s America. Here’s a chance to explore insightful ideas through means of engaging photography and captivating stories from brave men and women who not only know history, they made it.
Viewers join in on a road trip from the nation’s capital to the headquarters of the voting rights struggle, Alabama, with Malcolm X co-worker, journalist and lecturer, A. Peter Bailey for a journey through the countryside to meet friends and family of Malcolm X and fascinating front-line veterans of the war for civil rights. We’ll draw the curtain on public perception of Malcolm X, to show you the real man through personal stories from those who knew him.
While retrieving treasures from history, this documentary brings the story of Malcolm X to present day and demonstrates how his influence continues to shoot forward through the interest of today’s youth and initiatives currently in place.
Malcolm X once said, “So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.”
That he did.
And even today, it resonates.
The goal of this program is for viewers to gain a deeper understanding of the impact of Malcolm X on America and the Black Power Movement.
This documentary will give viewers new insight into how Malcolm X changed America through revolutionary ideas, actions, and strategies: ideas that are still relevant and playing out in today’s world.
This is why the documentary has been distributed for free across the web. You can find the full film on YouTube, Vimeo or right here on our website.
Universities, colleges, and high schools around the United States and the world are encouraged to incorporate this documentary into their civil rights education curriculum, to watch the film in multiple parts, and to engage in healthy debate and insightful discussion to further understanding of Malcolm X, his impact on the Black Power Movement, and how the revolutionary action continues to shape the world as we know it today.
To request free access to the documentary, fill out the contact form on the bottom of this page. Please include your non-profit ID number.
26th Annual Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) – Los Angeles, CA
February 8-19, 2018 – Cinemark Theaters BHC 15
Malcolm X: An Overwhelming Influence on the Black Power Movement – $19.95