The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, one of the most important moments in America’s history, is only a few days away. In celebration of the upcoming anniversary, Bounce TV will air documentary “King: A Filmed Record…Montgomery to Memphis” Aug. 28.

The documentary about Martin Luther King, Jr.’s campaign for civil rights is from 1970, but surprisingly, the film is rarely shown on television. Actually, it’s been rarely seen on any platform for years. But Bounce TV is the exclusive place to see this insightful documentary in its entirety. The documentary includes historic footage directed by legendary directors Sidney Lumet and Joseph L. Mankiewicz and features appearances from notable stars like Paul Newman, Marlon Brando, Ruby Dee, Sidney Poitier, Diahann Carroll, Charlton Heston and James Earl Jones. Many of the stars featured were either friends of King and marched alongside him or greatly admired and supported him.

You can learn more about the film and other movies being shown this month at Bounce TV’s movie schedule page.

Bounce TV is the first African-American broadcast network featuring documentaries and mainstream films, sporting events, faith-based programming, original programming, specials, off-network series and more. Bounce TV’s founders include Martin Luther King III and Andrew Young.

King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

By Monique Jones

Monique Jones blogs about race and culture in entertainment, particularly movies and television. You can read her articles at Racialicious, and her new site, COLOR . You can also listen to her new podcast, What would Monique Say.

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