Recounts Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life, his visit to Mankato in 1961 and his legacy in Mankato and beyond. On Nov. 12, 1961, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came to Mankato, Minnesota. While here, he gave two sermons at Centenary United Methodist Church and a speech at Mankato High School. To explore this history, the Kessel Peace Institute of Minnesota State University, Mankato and True Façade Pictures collaborated to make a 40-minute documentary. The film explores the history, context and legacy of Dr. King’s visit to Mankato and reflects on where we have been as a community, and where we need to be heading.
Following the documentary showing, Ryan and Michael from True Facade Pictures will be here to answer questions about making this documentary.
Free and open to the public.