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Road to Memphis


This documentary chronicles the entwined stories of an assassin, James Earl Ray, and his target, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as it also explores the turbulent forces in America that led these two men to their tragic collision in Memphis on April 4th, 1968. Based on a book by Hampton Sides, the film offers eyewitness testimony from King’s inner circle as well as from officials involved in Ray’s capture and prosecution following an intense two-month manhunt.