New York Film Locations

 





Malcolm X (1992)

Biography of Malcolm X, the famous African American leader. Born Malcolm Little, his father (a minister) was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. He became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. He preaches the teachings when let out of jail, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca, there he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim. He changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz and stops his anti-white teachings, as he realises the error of his mistakes. He is later on assasinated and dies a Muslim Martyr.


Natural History Museum, Central Park West and 79th Street, Manhattan.
   

West 125th Street and 8th Avenue (Harlem) Manhattan.
   

Hilton Hotel, 1335 6th Avenue and West 53rd Street, Manhattan.
   





 


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