Get in the Way is the first biographical film about Lewis, a respected legislator and elder statesman who continues to practice nonviolence in his determined fight for justice. The film is a riveting portrayal of John Lewis’ personal journey of courage, searing disappointments and hard-won triumphs, as over the decades he inspires others to stand up and Get in the Way. 2015, 60 min.
Speakers: Kathleen Dowdey, producer/director; and Leslie Fields-Cruz, Executive Director, and Kay Shaw, Director of Programs and Acquisitions, The National Black Programming Consortium
Host: Marcia Brown, Sr. Vice Chancellor for External & Governmental Relations, Rutgers-Newark
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