Where Do We Go From Here? Documentary Film Festival

January 15, 2021

January 18, 2021

5:00 PM To 12:00 AM

Online event: 8:00 pm 1/15 & on-demand



Event Description

A documentary film festival featuring films on the global freedom struggle that speak to Martin Luther King Jr.’s unanswered question.

For this year’s King Holiday, the Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University will host a free, four-day webinar and film festival, from the evening of Jan. 15 through Jan.18, 2021. On the eve of the presidential inauguration, the festival will feature twenty documentaries as well as musical performances and conversations that speak to Dr. King’s unanswered question: “Where do we go from here?”

These films cover a range of topics, from the history of the civil rights and anti-apartheid movements to James Baldwin and Martin Luther King’s global visions.

The films and performances made available through our festival include the following:

Friday, January 15, 2021 — Opening Night

  • At the Table with Dr. King 
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Through the Eyes of Children 
  • One Voice: The Story of the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir 

Saturday, January 16, 2021 — Where Are We?

  • Berkeley in the Sixties 
  • Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin 
  • Freedom On My Mind: The Story of Freedom Summer 
  • James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket 
  • Love and Solidarity: Rev. James Lawson & Nonviolence in the Search for Workers’ Rights 

Sunday, January 17, 2021 — Who Are We?

  • Al Helm: Martin Luther King in Palestine 
  • Blacks and Jews 
  • Have You Heard From Johannesburg? 
  • Mother, Daughter, Sister 
  • In The Name of Love: 19th Annual Musical Tribute Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 
  • The Third Harmony: Nonviolence and the New Story of Human Nature 

Monday, January 18, 2021 — Where Should We Go?

  • At the River I Stand: The 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike and the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King 
  • I Am MLK Jr. 
  • King in the Wilderness 
  • The March 
  • We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest


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