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JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE
ART OF IMPACT
US 2020, 96 min Director DAWN PORTER
Few living Americans have fought as hard or endured as much for the sake of our democracy and civil rights as Congressman John Lewis of Georgia. Mixing riveting archival footage alongside contemporary interviews with a new generation of leaders like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as well as long-time leaders including Congressman James Clyburn and President Jimmy Carter, Bay Area filmmaker Dawn Porter (Trapped) creates a moving tribute to the multifaceted and down-to-earth congressman, who balances his fiery determination with humor and general human decency. A Magnolia Pictures/Participant release. Executive produced by CNN Films, AGC Studios, and Time Studios.
DAWN PORTER is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose work has appeared on national and global platforms including HBO, PBS, Discovery and Netflix. Her current projects include the documentary Vernon Jordan: Make It Plain; John Lewis: Good Trouble for CNN Films; and an untitled documentary project about photojournalist Pete Souza, who served as Chief Official White House photographer for President Barack Obama and as an Official White House photographer for Ronald Reagan. Porter is also currently directing and executive producing an Apple TV multi-part documentary series with Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry that focuses on mental illness and wellbeing.
|RUNNING TIME:||96 min|
|PRODUCERS:||Dawn Porter, Laura Michalchyshyn, Erika Alexander, Ben Arnon|
|PRINT SOURCE:||Magnolia Pictures/Participant|