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Life of Civil Rights Activist Highlighted in John Lewis: Good Trouble Official Trailer


Life of Civil Rights Activist Highlighted in John Lewis: Good Trouble Official Trailer

John Lewis in ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble,’ a Magnolia Pictures release. Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.

The life of one of the 20th century’s most important activists is highlighted in the newly released trailer for the upcoming documentary, ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble.’ The fight of the title civil rights and social advocate will be brought to the screen when Magnolia Pictures and Participant release the film in On Demand on July 3.

The following synopsis for ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble,’ which was directed and produced by Dawn Porter, has been unveiled:

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, who’s now 80-years-old, Porter explores his childhood experiences, inspiring family and 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 have figured prominently in his life.

For more information on visit its official website, as well as its Twitter, Instagram and Facebook pages.

'John Lewis: Good Trouble' Official Trailer
'John Lewis: Good Trouble' Official Trailer

Magnolia Pictures and Participant have released the official trailer for director Dawn Porter's documentary, 'John Lewis: Good Trouble.'

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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