Perfect Film by Ken Jacobs

Wednesday, October 24, NMAAHC 
Runtime: 21 min

Director Ken Jacobs found a newsreel discard from 1965 that contains eyewitness interviews, a police statement, and several location shots from the day of Malcolm X’s assassination. He presents them as they are, with no edits whatsoever. 

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<I>Malcolm X Funeral</I> Credit: Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture