"King in the Wilderness" Exploring Racism Film Series
"King in the Wilderness," a 2018 documentary film and a Sundance Film Festival star, looks at the last 18 months in the life of Dr. Luther King Jr., a champion of the Civil Rights Movement. This outstanding film premiered so recenlty that it is not yet generally available. It was directed by Peter Kunhardt and is complemented by music composed by York native Saul Simon MacWilliams, who was able to obtain permission to show it in York. The film is a tribute to Dr. King and Black History Month and part of the book and film series "Exploring the Complexity of Racism," made possible by the Maine Humanities Council, the York Diversity Forum, United Methodist Church of York-Ogunquit, and the York Public Library.