Essential portrait of the US Congressman and civil-rights activist, for its lessons in the power of passive resistance to injustice, and its underscoring of how America has regressed in recent years.
Good stuff here.
Now with winners indicated.
Coretta Scott King is mostly an adjunct to her husband here… but even this traditional representation of a woman is better than many films manage. [This post is not behind the paywall.]
A magnificent film, vital and alive, with the most profound sense of immediacy I think I’ve ever felt in a historical story.
The Alliance of Women Film Journalists is one of the orgs for which I help choose year-end best-ofs.