John Lewis: Good Trouble

Friday, 7/3 – Thursday, 7/9

Starring: John Lewis, Jim Clyburn, Eric Holder, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley

Watch John Lewis: Good Trouble. $12 for a 3-day rental. Captioning available.

Immediately following the feature, there will be a pre-recorded discussion between Representative Lewis and Oprah Winfrey, filmed last month and being made available exclusively for virtual cinema and in-theater engagements of the film. This is a wide-ranging, informal, 16-minute conversation that’s a perfect follow-up to the documentary, and could not be more relevant.

On Thursday, July 9 all ticket-buyers are welcome to stream a live panel discussion presented by the Freedom Rides Museum of Montgomery, Alabama, featuring Freedom Riders Dr. Bernard Lafayette and Dr. Rip Patton in conversation with director Dawn Porter. In partnership with the Capri Theater. The live panel begins at 7:30pm EST / 4:30pm PST and will also be archived to watch afterward.

John Lewis: Good Trouble
Using interviews and rare archival footage, John Lewis: Good Trouble chronicles Lewis’ 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform and immigration. Using present-day interviews with Lewis, now 79 years old, Porter explores his childhood experiences, his inspiring family and his fateful meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1957. In addition to her interviews with Lewis and his family, Porter’s primarily cinéma verité film also includes interviews with political leaders, Congressional colleagues, and other people who figure prominently in his life.

  • Director: Dawn Porter
  • Rating: PG
  • Runtime: 1 hour 36 minutes
  • Genre: Documentary


  • Sun, 7/5 — 11:59 pm
  • Mon, 7/6 — 11:59 pm
  • Tue, 7/7 — 11:59 pm
  • Wed, 7/8 — 11:59 pm
  • Thu, 7/9 — 11:59 pm

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