Our Friend Martin
reviewed by the Coalition for Quality Children's Media
A depiction of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. using modern day animated characters who travel back in time and meet Dr. King at various points in his life. Live-action footage is mixed with animation. Sanctioned by the King Family. Featuring the voices of Oprah Winfrey, John Travolta, James Earl Jones, Susan Sarandon, Whoopi Goldberg, Levar Burton, Danny Glover, Ed Asner, Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett and more. Adult Juror Comments: Shows important influence Dr. King had in America's history. Graphic images depicting racist behaviors are viewed best with adult supervision. Kid Juror Comments: Kids really enjoyed this. Many were surprised at the content. "This video taught us to respect other people, not hate each other because of color."
Age Recommended: 8-18
Suggested Retail Price: $14.98
Available from: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment