You will be redirected back to your article in seconds
Back to IndieWire

Watch: “I Have A Dream” Martin Luther King Weekend TV Spot For Oscar Nominee ’12 Years A Slave’

Watch: "I Have A Dream" Martin Luther King Weekend TV Spot For Oscar Nominee '12 Years A Slave'

Fox Searchlight has had a pretty good last few days. On Thursday, “12 Years A Slave” walked away with 9 Oscar nominations, and then over the weekend, it tied “Gravity” for Best Picture at the PGAs, in a historic win that has our own in-house prognosticator considering what it means for the Academy Award race

Certainly, it’s going to be a very busy few weeks for Fox Searchlight’s marketing arm and they aren’t wasting a moment, issuing a new TV spot featuring Martin Luther King‘s historic “I have a dream” speech, all just in time for the weekend honoring MLK. It’s a savvy play that emphasizes the importance of the subject matter in Steve McQueen‘s film while also honoring the late Civil Rights leader, without coming off crass or manipulative. Watch below.

Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: Clickables and tagged ,

Get The Latest IndieWire Alerts And Newsletters Delivered Directly To Your Inbox