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John Lewis: Good Trouble


MoMI is pleased to partner with Magnolia Pictures to bring John Lewis: Good Trouble directly to Museum members and patrons for home viewing.

View John Lewis: Good Trouble from home starting July 3 (preorder available now). 

Tickets: $12 (50% of proceeds will go to the Museum if you use this link).

John Lewis: Good Trouble

Dir. Dawn Porter. 2020, 96 mins. With John Lewis. Award-winning filmmaker Dawn Porter’s John Lewis: Good Trouble is a rousing and definitive chronicle of John Lewis’s 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform, and immigration. Porter captures present-day observational footage of the now 80-year-old congressman—who’s still in office and still in action—along with candid interviews with Lewis, his family, friends, and colleagues. Rare archival footage and photographs provide unprecedented access to his childhood experiences, his inspiring family, and his fateful meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1957. A Magnolia Pictures release.  View trailer.

“Dawn Porter’s absorbing documentary…emphasizes the consistency with which Lewis has fought the establishment and combated racism through some of the tumultuous moments in American history.” —Eric Kohn, Indiewire