Description: Biograpical epic of Malcolm X, the legendary African American leader. Born Malcolm Little, his father (a Garveyite Baptist minister) was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. Malcolm became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. He preaches the teachings when let out of jail, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca, there he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim and changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz. He is assassinated on February 21, 1965 and dies a Muslim martyr.
Director: Spike Lee
Writer: Arnold Perl, Spike Lee, Alex Haley
Actors: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo
Runtime: 202 min
Language: English, Arabic
Genres: Biography, Drama, History
FileSize: 1.62 GB