JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE

Thousands Of Protests. 45 Arrests. 33 Years In Congress.

Acclaimed SF Bay Area filmmaker Dawn Porter chronicles the life and career of the legendary civil rights activist and Democratic Representative from Georgia.

Starts July 3!

John Lewis – Oprah Winfrey Pre-recorded Discussion Immediately Follows The Documentary.

Panel discussion featuring Freedom Riders Dr. Bernard Lafayette & Dr. Rip Patton in conversation with director Dawn Porter: Thursday, July 9, 8pm ET/5pm PT!

Using interviews and rare archival footage, JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE chronicles Lewis’ 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform and immigration. Using present-day interviews with Lewis, now 79 years old, Porter explores his childhood experiences, his inspiring family and his fateful meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1957. In addition to her interviews with Lewis and his family, Porter’s primarily cinéma verité film also includes interviews with political leaders, Congressional colleagues, and other people who figure prominently in his life.

A film by Dawn Porter. USA. 96 mins.

Co-presented by On The Edge Cinema.


Price: $12 (50% of proceeds support The Roxie)

Rental Period: 3 days.

Roxie membership benefits do not apply to virtual screenings of this film.