King in the Wilderness

King in the Wilderness chronicles the final chapters of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, revealing a conflicted leader who faced an onslaught of criticism from both sides of the political spectrum. Read More

“He was prepared to die, but he was also determined that his death and his life would have meaning.”
— Andrew Young, Executive Director of the SCLC

Looking for More Information?

Head to these sites for details on civic engagement, peaceful protest and ways to get involved.

Event Coverage
With King in the Wilderness, a New MLK Comes into Focus

The documentary screened at Riverside Church, where the civil rights leader delivered one of his famous speeches in 1967.

More Documentaries to Explore


Get HBO Max at No Additional Cost

‌If you’re a current HBO subscriber, you might already have access to HBO Max — all of HBO plus even more blockbuster movies, must-see series, and new Max Originals.