“With INFINITE HOPE: MLK and The Civil Rights Movement,” a documentary produced by Ithaca College faculty and students that captures life, leadership and legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., has been nominated for a Midsouth Regional Emmy Award. The film documents the stories of 15 people who participated in key events throughout the Civil Rights Movement, including the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Freedom Rides, and the Selma to Montgomery protest marches.
The documentary was produced in 2018 by Roy H. Park School of Communications faculty members James Rada, associate professor and chair of the Department of Journalism; and Chrissy Guest and Maria Mejia Yepes, both assistant professors in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies.
In addition, students Christy Calcagno '18, Kalia Kornegay '18, Emily Varga '18, Katie Jones '19, Elena Maria Piech '19, and Sophia Tulp '19 worked on the film as associate producers.