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Directed byFBI_header_cell_0_1_0 Sam PollardFBI_cell_0_1_1
Produced byFBI_header_cell_0_2_0 Benjamin HedinFBI_cell_0_2_1
Written byFBI_header_cell_0_3_0 FBI_cell_0_3_1
Music byFBI_header_cell_0_4_0 Gerald ClaytonFBI_cell_0_4_1
CinematographyFBI_header_cell_0_5_0 Robert ChappellFBI_cell_0_5_1
Edited byFBI_header_cell_0_6_0 Laura TomaselliFBI_cell_0_6_1


Distributed byFBI_header_cell_0_8_0 IFC FilmsFBI_cell_0_8_1
Release dateFBI_header_cell_0_9_0 FBI_cell_0_9_1
Running timeFBI_header_cell_0_10_0 104 minutesFBI_cell_0_10_1
CountryFBI_header_cell_0_11_0 United StatesFBI_cell_0_11_1
LanguageFBI_header_cell_0_12_0 EnglishFBI_cell_0_12_1

MLK/FBI is an 2020 American documentary film directed by Sam Pollard, from a screenplay by Benjamin Hedin and Laura Tomaselli. FBI_sentence_0

It follows Martin Luther King Jr. as he is investigated and harassed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. FBI_sentence_1

Plot FBI_section_0

The film explores the investigation and harassment of Martin Luther King Jr. by The Federal Bureau of Investigation, through newly declassified documents. FBI_sentence_2

Beverly Gage, David J. Garrow, Andrew Young, Donna Murch, James Comey, Clarence Jones, Charles Knox and Marc Perrusquia appear in the film. FBI_sentence_3

Release FBI_section_1

The film had its world premiere at the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival. FBI_sentence_4

It screened at the 2020 New York Film Festival and was scheduled to be one of the closing night films at the San Diego International Film Festival in October. FBI_sentence_5

IFC Films has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the film and set a release date for January 15, 2021. FBI_sentence_6

Reception FBI_section_2

Critical response FBI_section_3

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 98% based on 45 reviews, with an average rating of 7.70/10. FBI_sentence_7

On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 76 out of 100, based on nine critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews". FBI_sentence_8

Accolades FBI_section_4

MLK/FBI won the Best Documentary Award at the San Diego International Film Festival in October 2020. FBI_sentence_9

Credits to the contents of this page go to the authors of the corresponding Wikipedia page: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FBI.