Learn about Representative John Lewis -- Freedom Rider and Congressman, Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree, and the conscience of a nation.
We welcome you to a three-part virtual experience celebrating the impact of Representative Lewis’s life’s work through the riveting new documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble, exclusive bonus content, and a live panel discussion focused on Representative Lewis’s legacy of fearless protest and how we can keep his campaign for justice alive.
Join audiences from across the country in watching the film at your leisure before September 30th by clicking HERE to purchase directly from Magnolia Pictures for $12*. The rental allows you exclusive access to two other videos: Film of an interview Congressman Lewis gave to Oprah Winfrey shortly before his death earlier this year, as well as a one-hour panel, recorded in July, between the film’s director, Dawn Porter, and two of the other original Freedom Riders, Dr. Bernard Lafayette and Dr. Rip Patton.
Then, on Monday, September 21, at 7PM, join us for a live virtual panel with director Dawn Porter, Ras J. Baraka, Mayor of Newark, NJ, Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Professor of History, Race and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and Director of the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability Project, and Lonnie G. Bunch III, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. US Senator from New Jersey, Cory Booker, will provide opening remarks.
The September 21st panel will be interactive via Zoom for the first 10,000 participants to register. The panel will also be available for free on the Kentucky Performing Arts Facebook page. Register here to reserve a spot for the interactive panel via Zoom.
*$5 of the film rental fee will support Kentucky Performing Arts.