Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project (2023)
- R13 | 1h42 | Documentary
- In Theaters: Fri, Nov 3, 2023
- Cast: Nikki Giovanni, Taraji P. Henson... more
Venture into the life and legacy of iconic poet Nikki Giovanni in Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project. Directed by the talented duo Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson, this documentary provides an intimate glimpse into Giovanni's journey, illuminating her profound impact on American literature and activism. From the fervent days of the Civil Rights Movement to the contemporary resonance of Black Lives Matter, Giovanni's voice has echoed the struggles, hopes, and dreams of generations. Featuring appearances by Taraji P. Henson and Virginia Fowler, this film not only celebrates Giovanni's poetic brilliance but also showcases the transformative eras she navigated. A must-watch for those passionate about literature, history, and the quest for social justice.