ACCOLADES & REVIEWS:
BAFTA: Nominated 'Best Specialist Factual'
The Observer: "so good that it ought to be on the national curriculum...quite possibly the best thing the BBC has created in years"
The Independent: "a supremely authoritatively documentary"
The Guardian: "the success of this documentary lay in its range of different voices"
New York Times: "a succinct and well-conceived documentary"
Broadcaster: BBC / PBS
Narrator: Denzel Washington
Director: John Akomfrah, OBE
Producer: David Lawson, Robert Redford
The March is a BAFTA nominated documentary directed by John Akomfrah, narrated by Denzel Washington, and executive-produced by Robert Redford. It is about the historic 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom - largely remembered for Martin Luther King's famous and iconic "I Have a Dream" speech. It formed the centrepiece of a special week of programs and online events and activities celebrating the 50th anniversary of the March.