One Night In Miami
If the purpose of filmmaking is to educate, to inspire, and to heal, then Regina King, in her astonishing directorial debut One Night in Miami, has truly opened a dazzling portal into that eventful night, where different ideas and personalities clash, and eventually morph into a stunningly heartfelt experience that's unapologetically black, American, and deeply humane.
One Night in Miami
Regina King has won an Oscar and a collection of Emmys as an actor. Now, she's making her debut as a feature film director with One Night In Miami. The film imagines what might have happened in a real night in 1964 when Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown hung out with Cassius Clay. The men talk about success, celebrity, responsibility and history.
Though visitors can no longer spend the night, Historic Hampton House supplies a glimpse of a time when segregation in the South meant that Black customers were denied access to the pleasure palaces of Miami Beach, even if the customers in question were world-famous artists and athletes.
A fictional account of one incredible night where icons Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown gathered discussing their roles in the Civil Rights Movement and cultural upheaval of the 60s.
Christopher Gorham briefly appears as talk show host Johnny Carson, who interviews Sam Cooke during the final act of One Night in Miami. Carson famously headlined The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson from 1962 to 1992, and set a standard for later NBC hosts such as Jay Leno, Conan O'Brien, and Jimmy Fallon. Carson passed away in 2005 at age 79. 041b061a72