Maynard (2017)

  • Tribute to Sam Pollard
  • 1h 39m
  • USA

Maynard Holbrook Jackson, the first Black mayor of Atlanta, Georgia, made groundbreaking strides in advancing diversity and inclusion in the city between 1974 and 1994. In this clear-eyed documentary about the charismatic leader, Sam Pollard delves into the details of Jackson’s incredible life and career, from his upbringing in the segregated South to the crises and hard-fought triumphs of his three-term mayorship. At once a carefully researched biographical portrait and an insightful examination of a city’s racial and economic transformation, Maynard is an essential film about a remarkable progressive trailblazer.


Sam Pollard





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