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MALCOLM X

  • Dir. Spike Lee
  • USA
  • 1992
  • 202 min. (+10 min. Intermission)
  • PG-13
  • 35mm
  • Assistive Listening
  • Hearing Loop
MALCOLM X

Part of Weekend Classics.

Often misunderstood, Malcolm X was one of the leading forces of the United States’ civil rights movement. He inspired many, and was destined to be remembered as one of the greatest men of his era. This riveting biography directed by Spike Lee and starring Denzel Washington in an Academy Award-nominated performance reveals the man at the center of a storm of change.

“A triumph, an intimate and engrossing biographical saga that is also one of the most passionate political films ever made in this country…. With MALCOLM X, Lee has created a galvanizing political tragedy, the story of a leader who, through his very perception and daring, recognized that death — and only death — would be his final evolution.” —Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly (Nov 1992)

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